Early PK Sets Tone For Loss To Reinhardt

Early PK Sets Tone For Loss To Reinhardt

AMERICUS -- The Georgia Southwestern men's soccer team allowed a pair of goals in each half for the second consecutive match and dropped a 4-0 decision to Reinhardt University on Saturday afternoon at Hurricane Field.

GSW has lost seven of its last eight matches and falls to 4-7-1 overall, while Reinhardt has won three in a row and eight of its last nine to improve to 9-3-2.

Leonardo Fagioli converted a penalty kick in the 11th minute to put the Hurricanes in a hole early. Jordan Williams added his seventh goal of the season less than two minutes later to put Reinhardt ahead 2-0, a lead it would take into the break.

GSW had two shots hit the post before Reinhardt made it a 3-0 game with a goal by Matthew Gray in the 66th minute. The Eagles tacked on their final score in the closing minute of the match.

Goalkeeper Torge Wiedenroth stopped nine shots to earn a clean sheet for Reinhardt. Joshua Swift and Matthew Sherry each took a half between the pipes for GSW. 

The Hurricanes actually finished with the shots on goal advantage, 9-7, while Reinhardt took one more corner kick, 3-2. Fouls favored the Hurricanes by one, 6-5.

Up Next: GSW hits the road for its final two regular season matches outside of Americus, the first of which comes 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Georgia.