Atlanta, Ga. – The Presbyterian College men’s soccer team (0-6) fell to Georgia State (5-2) on Friday afternoon at the GSU Soccer Complex by a score of 4-0. The Panthers scored a pair of goals in each half and had four different players score in the game.
How It Happened
The Panthers’ Frank Rosenwald scored an unassisted goal at 16:00 to put the home team up 1-0.
Edo Martin kept the pressure up and forced a save from Paul Tyson in the 23rd minute.
Georgia State then seized the momentum and found the net again shortly after a corner kick. Kyle Clinton was assisted by Matthew Fearnley as the Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the 28th minute.
The two teams would battle evenly for the remainder of the half, with Clement Vannier registering the only shot for either team.
The Blue Hose came out strong in the second half and registered three shots over the first ten minutes. Edo Martin, Noah Joseph and Andrew Miller-Bell all looked to cut into the lead but saw their shots curve off frame.
Georgia State put the game away with a pair of goals just four minutes apart. Aris Briggs made it 3-0 in the 60th minute, and Alex Summerfield headed in the fourth goal in the 64th minute.
Harry Abel nearly scored for PC forcing a save in the 70th minute and hitting the post in the 79th. Vannier also forced two saves over the next 10 minutes as Tyson and the Panthers were able to hold on for a 4-0 win.
The game was moved up to be a 1:30 pm start as a result of Hurricane Florence.
The Blue Hose will host Belmont University on Tuesday, September 18.