CARROLLTON, Ga. – West Georgia’s soccer season came to an end on Saturday as the upset bid fell short against the Lee Flames as the visitors came away with a 2-1 win on Senior Day at University Field.
How It Happened
- Despite only possessing the ball for 37 percent of the first half, the Wolves opened up a 1-0 lead as Karley Baker took advantage of a mistake by the Flames’ goalkeeper to find the back of the net.
- West Georgia defended the lead deep into the second half, but it took just three minutes for Lee to score two goals to claim the lead.
- The first came from Riley Engels in the 76th minute, tying the game as she made a quick turn on a loose ball in the box and smashed it past Donaldson.
- The eventual game-winner came in the 79th minute as the Flames were awarded a penalty kick. Avery Engels scored the goal as Donaldson dove to the correct side and got hands on it, but could not make the save.
- Lee held the advantage in shots, 12-6, leading in shots on goal by a 6-4 margin. West Georgia had three corners to just one from Lee.
- Donaldson ended the game with four saves.
Beyond the Box Score
- Baker’s goal gives her four goals on the year, giving her nine total points on the year.
- The Wolves end their season with a 7-10-1 overall record, finishing 5-8 in Gulf South Conference play.