USC Upstate Suffers 2-1 Setback to Wofford

USC Upstate Suffers 2-1 Setback to Wofford

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Spartanburg, S.C. – Abbie Ellis scored her team-leading sixth goal of the season on Friday evening as the USC Upstate women's soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Wofford Terriers in non-conference play at Snyder Field.

USC Upstate falls to 4-3 on the season while Wofford improves to 2-4-1 overall.

STATS OF THE MATCH

  • For the second straight game, the Spartans attempted a total of 24 shots including 11 on goal.
  • USC Upstate held a 24-14 advantage in shots and 11-4 in attempts on goal.
  • The Spartans also led 11-4 in corner kicks.
  • Delaney Bussey took a team-high five shots and four attempts on goal.
  • Ellis tied her career-high for goals in a season after scoring her sixth of the year.
  • Hayley Younginer had a team-leading five shots for the Terriers.
  • Emma Fletcher and Dani Segovia both scored while Fletcher added an assist.
  • Samantha Munyon finished the game with two saves.
  • Wofford goalie Maria Mon grabbed 10 saves.

USC UPSTATE GOALS

  • Ellis quickly put USC Upstate ahead 1-0 in the second minute after scoring from close range on the right wing. (USC Upstate 1, Wofford 0)

WOFFORD GOALS

  • Fletcher tied the game for the Terriers at 1-1 in the 21st minute after her shot from the top of the 18-yard box. (USC Upstate 1, Wofford 1)
  • Segovia scored the game-winner for Wofford in the 81st minute off an assist from Fletcher. (USC Upstate 1, Wofford 2)

UP NEXT

  • The Spartans are off until Saturday, Sept. 15 when they open conference play on the road against Campbell at 7 p.m.

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