Lady Canes and USC Aiken Play to 1-1 Tie
The Lady Hurricanes battled USC Aiken to a 1-1 tie on Saturday
afternoon in Peach Belt Conference play at Hurricane Field.
After a scoreless first half, USCA grabbed a 1-0 lead at the 56:38 mark when Jessica Marshall took the ball down the left side before angling a shot past GSW goalkeeper Christy Drabek from 15 yards out.
The Lady 'Canes would answer twelve minutes later when sophomore Allie Cooper rifled a shot through the USCA defense in the 68th minute for her first collegiate goal.
Both teams would go scoreless over the final 42 minutes to end
in the 1-1 tie.
For the game, USC Aiken (3-9-2, 1-2-1 PBC) outshot the Lady Hurricanes 19-11. Drabek had six saves while Nicole Westphal stopped five for the Pacers. USCA held a 6-3 advantage in corner kicks.
With the tie, GSW receives one point in the Peach Belt standings. It marks the first time GSW has earned a point in the PBC since October 7, 2006 when GSW defeated Lander 2-1.
The Lady 'Canes (3-10-1, 0-3-1) travel to Brewton-Parker on Wednesday for a 2 p.m. non-conference match.
PICTURED: Elizabeth Keller
PHOTO BY: Chris Fenn