AMERICUS, Ga.- Bri Reda scored Georgia Southwestern's only goal in their 2-1 loss to Clayton State Wednesday afternoon at Hurricane Field.
GSW dropped 3-9 overall and 0-7 in the Peach Belt Conference, while Clayton State is now 7-3-1 and 4-2-1 PBC.
Clayton State scored their first goal in the 24th minute from inside the box and scored again 12 minutes later off a cross to the top right corner to lead 2-0 at halftime.
Reda's goal came four minutes into the second half when she scored off a penalty kick after Clayton State took a foul for a hand ball.
The remaining 41 minutes went scoreless but not without effort. Clayton State recorded 14 shots in the second half compared to the six they had in the first.
The Lady 'Canes played a tough physical game recording 13 fouls between the two halves and were able to put pressure on the Lakers but fell short in the offensive side and lost 2-1.
GSW finished with five shots, three of which were on goal while Clayton State recorded 20 shots, 10 on goal.
Elyse Gowen played all 90 minutes between the pipes, faced 10 shots and made eight saves.
The Lady Hurricanes travel to Milledgeville, Ga. on Saturday for a conference match against Georgia College at 3 p.m.