USC Upstate Falls 3-2 in Overtime at Davidson

Isabella Burns scored her second goal of the season on Monday evening as the USC Upstate women's soccer fell 3-2 in overtime at Davidson.

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Davidson, N.C. – The USC Upstate women's soccer team rallied from two goals down in the final 20 minutes to force overtime on Monday evening, but the Davidson Wildcats scored the game-winning goal in the 95th minute to earn a 3-2 victory over the Spartans at Alumni Stadium.

USC Upstate falls to 1-1 on the season while Davidson improves to 1-1 overall.

STATS OF THE MATCH

  • The Wildcats held a 12-9 advantage over the Spartans in shots including an 8-5 mark in attempts on goal.
  • Davidson also led 5-1 in corner kicks.
  • USC Upstate posted a 5-3 lead in saves.
  • Abbie Ellis recorded her team-leading third goal of the season while Isabella Burns added her second.
  • Ellis also dished out her team-high third assist of the year on Burns' goal.
  • Ellis and Montanna Hill attempted a team-best three shots for the Spartans while Burns contributed two.
  • The Wildcats received goals from Cameron France, Natalie Connell and Alexis Pheng.
  • France, Connell and Seeley Yoo all took three shots apiece for the home team.
  • Samantha Munyon finished the game with a season-high five saves.
  • Mary Grace Bunch tallied three saves for Davidson.

USC UPSTATE GOALS

  • Burns cut USC Upstate's deficit down to 2-1 in the 74th minute after receiving a pass from Ellis and scored far post. (USC Upstate 1, Davidson 2)
  • Ellis evened the game in the 79th minute converting on a penalty kick. (USC Upstate 2, Davidson 2)

DAVIDSON GOALS

  • France scored the game's first goal with a header in the 26th minute off a corner kick from Perry Zollicoffer. (USC Upstate 0, Davidson 1)
  • Connell put the Wildcats in front by two goals in the 41st minute after gaining possession and scoring off a clear by the Spartan defense. (USC Upstate 0, Davidson 2)
  • Pheng scored the game-winner for Davidson in the 95th minute off a corner kick by Zollicoffer. (USC Upstate 2, Davidson 3)

UP NEXT

  • USC Upstate returns home on Friday, August 24 when it hosts North Greenville at 7 p.m.

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