Avila And Hurricanes On Point Against Skyhawks

WEST POINT, Ga. - Georgia Southwestern senior forward Isaac Avila scored a goal and added two assists to lead the Hurricanes soccer team past Point University, 3-0, on Wednesday evening at Riverbowl Stadium.

GSW improved its record to 1-1 this fall while handing Point its first loss of the season. The Skyhawks drop to 4-1.

All of the scoring on Wednesday came within a span of less than four minutes midway through the first half.

Junior Silvio Polly put the Hurricanes on the board in the 25th minute off an assist from Avila. Sophomore Jonathan Sayers made it a two goal advantage 109 seconds later when he punched in his first collegiate goal with an assist from Avila.

The Hurricanes managed to shave a few more seconds off the time they needed to score on the last goal of the evening as Avila followed up Sayers score in 88 seconds.

GSW finished with a 5-1 shots on goal advantage. Corner kicks were tied, 4-4.

Junior Joshua Swift saw seven shots between the pipes for GSW, but only had to make a play on one. Ned Avies stopped one for Point before making way for Jacab Price at the break. Price saved one in the second half.

The Hurricanes return home for a non-conference match on Saturday against Faulkner University at 3:30 p.m.