CARROLLTON, Ga. – The UWG Wolves soccer team has reached the midway point of the season after nine games and will begin the second half of the season on Sunday afternoon in Valdosta, Georgia taking on in-state rival Valdosta State in a 1 p.m. contest.
The Wolves sit at 4-4-1 overall and 2-2 in Gulf South Conference play and are coming off of a 1-1 weekend with a win at Alabama Huntsville and a Sunday setback at West Alabama.
For the season, West Georgia has scored 12 goals, led by Sadie Prince with three. Prince, a sophomore from Alpharetta has scored goal in three of UWG’s four wins this season and also leads the team in points with six.
Defensively, the Wolves have allowed 12 goals over nine games and Jackie Donaldson is atop the Gulf South Conference in saves with 54 and ranks fourth in save percentage at .818. Donaldson is just 28 saves away from moving into second all-time in career saves at UWG.
Sunday’s opponent, Valdosta State is similar to the Wolves in records and on paper. The Blazers enter the weekend at 4-4 on the year and are also 2-2 on the year in league play. Offensively, VSU has scored 14 goals while allowing just eight. Ashley Lewis is VSU’s leading scorer with five goals and also has two assists to give her 12 points to lead the team. Riley Tenant is second in points with 11, coming from four goals and three assists.
The game kicks off Sunday afternoon, October 13 at 1 p.m. from the VSU Soccer Complex. Links to follow can be found above.