GREENWOOD, SC – The North Georgia men's soccer team
continued to struggle with their biggest rival in the league,
dropping their first contest of the year at Lander University in
Peach Belt Conference action.
The Saints fall to 4-1-3 overall and 1-1-1 in Peach Belt Conference action, while Lander improves to 3-4 on the year and 1-0 in the league.
The Bearcats' Craig Hughes scored the game's lone goal at 30:22 on an assist from Jamie Davison. It was Hughes' team-leading fifth goal of the season.
North Georgia dominated the game from start to finish, outshooting Lander, 11-6, and leading in corner kicks, 9-1, but the Saints were unable to find the back of the net.
Lander goalkeeper Matthew Atkinson recorded six saves, while North Georgia's Rade Tanaskovic had one.
The Saints will now have three days off before returning to action on Wednesday evening another Peach Belt Conference contest against Clayton State. Kickoff against the Lakers is set for 5:00 p.m. at the Soccer Complex.