CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s soccer team lost in the final minute of regulation, 3-2 to UNCG on Wednesday evening.
How it Happened
UNCG opened the scoring in the 35th minute on a close-range shot. The Spartans extended their lead to 2-0 early in the second half. Down 2-0 with under 25 minutes to play, the Blue Hose began their comeback. Senior forward Mason Lewis received the ball from freshman Harry Abell in front of the goal and put PC on the scoreboard. Freshman Sergio Pinto evened the game in the 70th minute when the ball bounced off of the keeper after a free kick and back to Pinto. However, Damieon Thomas of UNCG scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute. Thomas scored all three goals for the Spartans.
Man of the Match
Lewis scored the first goal of the game for PC, and led the team in shots with three, and shots on goal with three.
Stat of the Game
This was the first time this season that the Blue Hose had trailed in a game and came back to tie things up.
PC falls to 1-5-0, while UNCG improves to 2-1-2.
The Blue Hose will travel to Atlanta to face Georgia State on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
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