ETSU men's soccer falls to UNC Greensboro, 3-1
Jaron Westbrook
Jaron Westbrook

Friday, September 12, 2008

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2008) - The ETSU men's soccer team fell to UNC Greensboro at the Elon Classic Friday afternoon at Rudd Field in Elon, N.C., 3-1.

 

The Bucs (2-2) held the Spartans scoreless in the first half, but Matt Strine put UNC Greensboro (1-3) on the board in the 50th minute as he scored off of a Sven Picton pass to give the Spartans a 1-0 lead.

 

UNC Greensboro added another goal in the 77th minute as Jokull Elisabetarson scored on a penalty kick to give the Spartans a 2-0 advantage.

 

ETSU cut the UNC Greensboro lead to 2-1 in the 79th minute as Jaron Westbrook (Round Rock, Texas) headed the Andrew Brown (Montego Bay, Jamaica) corner kick into the back of the net.

 

The Spartans would put the game out of reach in the 82nd minute when Tim Masters scored off of a Jokull Elisabetarson pass to make the score 3-1 UNC Greensboro.

 

ETSU was outshot by the Spartans 15-12 with only four shots on goal, but drew more corners, 7-4. Defensively James Holt (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) had five saves in the match.

 

The Bucs are back in action Sunday at 3:30 p.m. as they will face the host Phoenix to close out the Elon Classic.

  

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