October 29, 2008

Bobcats Take Down North Georgia 2-0

Box Score

Dahlonega, GA – North Georgia allowed a goal in each half, falling 2-0 to 21st-ranked Georgia College Wednesday evening at the Soccer Complex in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Bobcats improve to 12-1-3 overall, and 5-1-1 in the Peach Belt Conference with the victory, while North Georgia falls to 7-6-2 overall and 4-3 in the league. GCSU moves into a tie for second place in the PBC with the win, while North Georgia will hang on to fourth place with the defeat.

GCSU picked up the lone goal of the first half in the 21st minute as Hayley Farrell took a pass from Ally Treat and sent a liner inside the left post for a 1-0 lead. The Lady Saints tallied four shots in the first half, while the Bobcats managed two.

The second period was nearly a repeat of the opening half as the Bobcats picked up a goal in the 52nd minute. Megan McAlpin tallied the goal on a double assist from Hayley Farrell and Lyric Burnett.

North Georgia would once again outshoot GCSU, recording seven shots to just three for the Bobcats. Mary Rob Plunkett tallied seven saves for GCSU, while Jessica English recorded three saves and allowed both goals for North Georgia.

North Georgia will take on Georgia Southwestern in their regular season finale, traveling to Americus, Georgia, Saturday afternoon for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff with the Hurricanes.