Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate women's soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision at home to the Longwood Lancers on Saturday afternoon in Big South Conference play at County University Soccer Stadium.
USC Upstate falls to 7-6 on the season and 3-3 in conference play while Longwood improves to 5-5-3 overall and 3-1-2 in the Big South.
STATS OF THE MATCH
- The Lancers held a 10-7 advantage over the Spartans in shots and 6-3 in attempts on goal.
- Both teams had three saves and one corner kick.
- Isabella Burns led USC Upstate offensively with three shots and two going on goal.
- Emelie Kupsov scored a hat trick for Longwood and took a team-high five shots.
- Emily Mothersbaugh dished out one assist.
- Madison McNally and Logan Pace combined for three saves with Pace grabbing two and McNally one.
- Lancer goalie Madison Van Dyke finished with three saves.
- Kupsov gave Longwood a 1-0 lead in the 9th minute off her free kick near side from 30 yards away. (Longwood 1, USC Upstate 0)
- The Lancers took a two-goal lead in the 19th minute on Kupsov's second goal with Mothersbaugh getting credit for the assist. Kupsov received the pass from Mothersbaugh and scored from 25 yards out after taking two dribbles. (Longwood 2, USC Upstate 0)
- Kupsov put Longwood ahead 3-0 just before the end of regulation scoring in the 90th minute. She gained possession of the ball far side and dribbled to outside the 18-yard box. Kupsov scored near side. (Longwood 3, USC Upstate 0)
- The Spartans step out of conference play on Tuesday evening to host South Carolina State at 7 p.m.
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