ETSU falls short as Mercer rallies late
Mercer (7-5-1)
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ETSU (5-5-1)
10/4/2013 | Johnson City, Tenn. | Attendance: 233
1st2ndFinal
Mercer123
ETSU112
Scoring
ETSU31:54ZADRAZIL, Sarah (COLLINSON, Molly )
MER37:30STAMPLER, Brianna
ETSU65:22ZADRAZIL, Sarah (SHORT, Hannah )
MER77:41GASSIE, Lauren (STAMPLER, Brianna )
MER82:12BARRETT, Casey (DIMOPOULOS, Katelyn )
GoalkeepersMinGASv
MERCROPP, Maggie90:0026
ETSUELLIOTT, Jasmine90:0036
Stats at a GlanceMERETSU
Shots (on Goal)26 (9)15 (8)
Saves66
Offsides16
Corner Kicks93
Fouls125
Yellow Cards10

Friday, October 04, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2013) – A face-off between the top two scoring offenses in the Atlantic Sun did not disappoint Friday night, however, ETSU fell just short, 3-2, following a late Mercer rally.

Holding a narrow 2-1 advantage with less than 13 minutes remaining, ETSU was unable to hold off Mercer’s 28th-ranked offensive attack.

The Bears (7-5-1) recorded a pair of goals in the final 12:19 of the match to win their fifth match in seven tries.

Sophomore Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) accounted for both ETSU goals, scoring in the 32nd and 66th minutes, respectively. The reigning Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year leads the Bucs (5-5-1) with six goals on the season.

Mercer outshot ETSU, 26-15, on the night, however freshman goalkeeper Jasmine Elliott (Preston, England) recorded six saves for the Bucs, including three stops within a 2:15 span near the 23-minute mark.

LOOKING AHEAD

  • ETSU will cap off its five-match homestand when it hosts Kennesaw State Sunday, Oct. 6 at 1:00 p.m.
  • The Owls (6-5-0) will enter Sunday's match riding a four-game win streak, including three conference wins over Lipscomb, Northern Kentucky, and USC Upstate.
  • KSU is paced by Katrina Frost, who has recorded four total goals in the Owls past two games.
  • The game can be viewed on ASun.TV or by following live stats.

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