CARROLLTON, Ga. – Friday night ended on a sour note as the UWG Wolves soccer team fell 2-0 to West Alabama in Gulf South Conference action at University Field.
How It Happened
- West Alabama jumped out to an early lead with a second minute goal as Bailee Martin found TeMia Pride who buried the breakaway goal.
- That’s how the game went into the halftime break, but UWG had multiple close chances including one shot that banged off the crossbar.
- UWA added an insurance goal in the 56th minute as Anele Komani headed in Ellie McKenzie’s cross for the 2-0 lead.
- The Wolves led in shots on goal with six, while UWA had five. Jackie Donaldson picked up three saves in the loss.
- Madison Cobb led in shots for UWG with four, putting three on target.
- There was a 30-minute lightning delay late in the second half.
- West Georgia falls to 3-4-2 on the season with a 3-2 mark in Gulf South Conference play.
- The Tigers move to 5-3-1 overall and also sit at 3-2 in league play.
From the Head Coach
“We were really flat from the start. During warmups we lacked a little energy and intensity, and it carried over. We didn’t have many voices on the field to start the game that could help us settle in and focus. We were just switched off and it cost us.” – Stacey Balaam
The Wolves are back at home on Sunday afternoon, hosting Alabama Huntsville in a 1 p.m. kickoff from University Field.