Curd Notches First Collegiate Goal, but Spartans Fall to Dolphins
|1st - 16:14||HENSLEY, Lisa (Jacksonville)|
|1st - 22:12||CONRAD, Courtney (Jacksonville)|
|2nd - 49:21||FINK, Liz (Jacksonville)|
|2nd - 66:06||FINK, Liz (Jacksonville)|
|2nd - 88:06||CURD, Rachel (Upstate)|
|2nd - 89:42||VRCELJ, Jelena (Jacksonville)|
Rachel Curd - 1
A: Krystal Hedderman - 1
Sh: Jessica Jackyra - 2
Sv: Rachel Collins - 7
Liz Fink - 2
A: Lisa Hensley - 2
Sh: 3 Players (#2, #7, #11 - 4)
Sv: Alexa Rooney - 2
|Shots (on goal)||4 (3)||23 (12)|
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In the first game of a two-match conference road swing, the USC Upstate women's soccer team was downed by the Jacksonville Dolphins, 5-1, at the Ashley Sports Complex on Friday night.
The Dolphins (7-4-2, 3-1-1) took a 1-0 lead when Lisa Hensley scored in the 17th-minute. Courtney Conrad gave Jacksonville a 2-0 advantage with her goal in the 22nd-minute.
Liz Fink scored a pair of goals in the match (50' and 67') to give JU a 4-0 lead.
Rachel Curd (Lexington, Ky./Paul Laurence Dunbar HS) scored her first collegiate goal in the 89th-minute as Upstate (3-9-0, 1-3-0) cut the lead to 4-1.
JU tacked on the final goal of the night when Jelena Vrcelj scored in the final minute of play to set the final score at 5-1.
The Dolphins owned the advantage in shots (23-4), shots on-goal (12-3) and corner kicks (5-0). Upstate committed seven fouls, while JU committed six fouls and one offside penalty.
Upstate will return to the pitch on Sunday afternoon when it faces North Florida at 2:00 p.m.