September 12, 2008

Lady Saints Down Alabama-Huntsville 1-0

Box Score | Photos | Game Notes

Dahlonega, GA - North Georgia College & State University picked up a 1-0 victory against the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday evening at the North Georgia Soccer Complex off Tessa MacGregor's first career goal three minutes into the second half.

Throughout the first half the game remained scoreless as the Lady Saints outshot the Crusaders 3-1 in the opening period.

In the second half, the Lady Saints got on the board when Tessa MacGregor scored on a punt from goalkeeper Jessica English and a pass from Lauren Schenk.  MacGregor then chipped the ball past the goalkeeper and into an empty net for a 1-0 lead. The Saints held onto the lone goal of the game and went on to win 1-0.

North Georgia Goalkeeper Jessica English played all 90 minutes and had 2 saves, while Charger Goalkeeper Bethany Ensley recorded one save and allowed a goal in 90 minutes.

The stellar Lady Saints defense led by defender Brittany Bauschka and midfielder Kelly Martin held UAH to just a pair of shots and only one shot on goal. 

The Lady Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm, hosting the defending National Champions in the University of Tampa.