MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A 78th-minute goal was the difference on Sunday as the West Georgia Wolves soccer squad fell 1-0 to Georgia College on the road in a non-conference match to close out the second week of play in the 2018 season.
How It Happened
- The Wolves and Bobcats were both scoreless in the opening half. Georgia College, however, had the offensive advantage, taking 11 shots on goal in the first 45 minutes.
- Sofia Lekas scored the game winner for the Bobcats, putting Erin Ferris’ pass in the back of the net in the 78th minute.
- West Georgia rattled off 16 shots on the day, while Georgia College had 30 shots.
- UWG Sophomore keeper Jackie Donaldson made a career-high 16 saves in the loss.
Beyond The Box Score
Donaldson’s 16 saves is not only a career high for the Woodstock native, but it’s tied for the second-most single-game saves in UWG history. Mary Laza holds the single-game record for saves with 18, set in 2010.
West Georgia falls to 0-2-2 on the season, while Georgia College, a team that received votes in the latest United Soccer Coaches Poll, improves to 4-0 in 2018.
Gulf South Conference play begins next weekend for the Wolves after four non-conference matches. UWG will stay on the road, taking on Montevallo on Friday, September 14 in the GSC opener. Kickoff for that match is set for 8 p.m.