USC Upstate Drops 4-1 Decision at Home to High Point

USC Upstate Drops 4-1 Decision at Home to High Point

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Spartanburg, S.C. – Jaedon Williamson scored his first goal of the season on Tuesday evening as the USC Upstate men's soccer team fell 4-1 to the High Point Panthers in Big South action at County University Soccer Stadium.

USC Upstate falls to 1-4 overall and 1-3 in the conference while High Point improves to 5-1 on the season and 1-0 in league play.


  • The Panthers held a 20-11 advantage in shots including 9-7 in attempts on goal.
  • High Point also led 6-5 in saves.
  • Both teams attempted five corner kicks.
  • Williamson recorded his first goal of the season and finished the game with two shots.
  • Cam Philpot attempted a team-high four shots with three going on goal.
  • Ilias Kosmidis and Siggi Benonysson both scored twice for the Panthers.
  • Kosmidis added an assist along with Alex Abril.
  • Kosmidis concluded the game with a team-leading four shots while Ryan Inman contributed three attempts on goal.
  • Andrea Bonavia tied his season-high of five saves for the second straight game.
  • HPU goalie Keegan Meyer grabbed six saves.


  • Williamson netted the Spartans first goal of the game in the 74th minute on a penalty kick. (USC Upstate 1, High Point 4)


  • Kosmidis scored his first goal in the 30th minute on a penalty kick. (USC Upstate 0, High Point 1)
  • Kosmidis added his second goal of the game in the 40th minute with his chip-in shot off an assist from the near side by Abril. (USC Upstate 0, High Point 2)
  • Benonysson gave High Point a three-goal lead in the 63rd minute scoring unassisted. (USC Upstate 0, High Point 3)
  • Benonysson scored his second goal just over a minute later in the 64th minute after Kosmidis' initial attempt was blocked. Benonysson followed up with the rebound. (USC Upstate 0, High Point 4)


  • USC Upstate steps out of conference on Saturday afternoon traveling to Stetson for a 2 p.m. kickoff.

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