Offense Struggles Against Middle Georgia

AMERICUS - The Georgia Southwestern men's soccer team was held to a pair of shots on goal Wednesday afternoon against Middle Georgia State University at Hurricane Field and suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Knights.

GSW drops to 1-3 this fall while Middle Georgia improved its record to 6-1.

The first goal of the match came in the 34th minute when Jonathan Barragan controlled the ball at the top of the box for Middle Georgia and proceeded to roll a shot inside the left post.

Ryan Mitchell found Victor Masvikeni in the top left corner of the box in the 71st minute to set up the final score of the match. Masvikeni took the cross from Mitchell and fired it over GSW keeper Joshua Swift.

The Knights finished with a 12-2 shots on goal advantage and a 9-2 edge in corner kicks.

Swift followed his Peach Belt Conference and school record-breaking, 22-save performance on Saturday with 10 saves against Middle Georgia.

Knights keeper Petur Mar Bernhoft made a save each in half.

The Hurricanes hit the road on Saturday for Selma, Ala., and a non-conference match against Concordia College at 3:30 p.m.