CARROLLTON, Ga. – Six crucial points are on the line this weekend as the UWG soccer teams makes the Northwest swing of the Gulf South Conference, heading to Union and Christian Brothers on Friday and Sunday.
West Georgia is coming off of a 1-1 weekend in which they snapped a four-game skid with a big 5-0 win over Spring Hill, only to fall to West Florida 4-0 two days later. The Wolves are now 5-8-1 overall and 3-6 in Gulf south Conference play as they head to Union on Friday.
Union comes into the weekend with a 2-1 record and a 1-8 record in league play with the lone GSC win coming over Spring Hill. The Wolves will look to get the offense going early against a team that has allowed 22 goals this season. Head coach Stacey Balaam will look to Sadie Prince to lead the offense as the sophomore has six goals on the year including a hat trick against Spring Hill last Friday.
For the Bulldogs, it’s a trio of players that have scored all of their goals on the year. Addison Dunn, Iris Seamster, and Holly Trisdale each have two goals, accounting for all six goals for the Bulldogs. Junior Jackie Donaldson will try to keep Union’s total at six as she leads the GSC in saves with 89.
On Sunday, the Wolves head to Memphis to take on Christian Brothers in the final regular season road game of the year. CBU is 8-5-1 overall and sits at 4-4-1 in league play.
Bailey Tadlock has dominated the stat sheet for CBU this season, tallying 25 points with seven goals and 11 assists. All numbers that lead the team.
Kickoff on Friday at Union is set for 6 p.m. with Sunday's game at CBU scheduled for a 2 p.m. start. Links to follow can be found above.