Clinton, S.C. – The Presbyterian College Blue Hose (3-10-0, 1-5-0) fell in heartbreaking fashion to the Liberty Flames (7-5-3, 5-0-1) on a penalty kick at the 49:59 mark at Martin Stadium on Wednesday night.
How it happened:
The Blue Hose were able to withstand an early flurry of shots and corner kicks in the first 15 minutes of the game. Abby Jones saved a pair of first half shots and PC was able to keep Liberty off the board.
29 minutes went by before the first foul was called in the match.
Nearly five minutes in the second half went by when the Blue Hose were called for a foul inside the box and the Flames connected on the penalty kick to go up 1-0. Neither team scored the remainder of the way.
Frances Whitesides nearly found the equalizer inside the last minute as she had edged the defender out on a fast break. She was unable to get enough on the kick to put it past the goal keeper.
Anna Coleman played the second half in goal for her first action of the season. She recorded three saves while allowing the one goal on the penalty kick.
- The Blue Hose played their seventh one goal game of the season including their fourth straight contest decided by one goal.
- For the fifth time this season the Blue Hose gave up one or fewer goal.
- Coleman became the third different goal keeper to play in a game this season, she recorded three saves.
The Blue Hose travel to Radford, Va. to play Radford on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.