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.

 

The Records

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.

 

Up Next

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.

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