Statesboro, Ga. – Sophomore Emily LaBoon provided late excitement for the Presbyterian College women’s soccer team on Sunday when she scored her first collegiate goal in the game’s 88th minute. However, Georgia Southern held on for a 2-1 win at Eagle Field.

 

Final Score: PC 1 – GS 2

Location: Statesboro, Ga. (Eagle Field)

Records: Presbyterian (0-2); Georgia Southern (3-1)

 

Scoring Summary

-The game’s first goal came in the 56th minute by way of an own goal (1-0).

-Frida Brattum scored off an assist from Dani Coumbs in the 66th minute to extend Georgia Southern’s lead (2-0).

-Emily LaBoon scored an unassisted goal in the 88th minute (2-1).

 

By The Numbers

-PC led in corner kicks, 5-1, with neither team registering a corner in the second half.

-Shots were tied 3-3, with each team’s goalie registering just one save.

-Sophomore Megan Serrano played the first 45 minutes in goal for PC, registering one save. Senior Alyssa Leaman played the second 45 minutes and took the loss for PC.

-Georgia Southern’s Olivia Elofsson played the full 90 and picked up the win.

 

Notables

-Sophomore Emily LaBoon scored her first collegiate goal in the game’s 89th minute.

-Freshman Sydni Dachs recorded her first collegiate shot on goal in the 10th minute.

 

Up Next

Presbyterian College hosts Wofford at Martin Stadium on Friday, September 6, at 7 pm, in a game that falls on the 30th anniversary of the first game in PC program history (9/6/89) and Coach Purcell’s first game as head coach.