NCAA first round loss brings championship season to a close
ETSU (10-6-4 (5-2-1 A-Sun)
at
Coastal Carolina (18-4-0 (9-1-0 BSC))
11/21/2013 | Conway, S.C. | Attendance: 643
1st2ndFinal
ETSU000
Coastal Carolina202
Scoring
COASTAL16:03CAMARGO, Sergio (ARNARSON, Agust )
COASTAL31:39STOURAC, Jakub (RIBEIRO, Pedro )
GoalkeepersMinGASv
ETSUCOULTER, Ryan90:0023
COASTALCOOK, Devin90:0004
Stats at a GlanceETSUCOASTAL
Shots (on Goal)11 (4)17 (5)
Saves34
Offsides04
Corner Kicks17
Fouls87

Thursday, November 21, 2013

CONWAY, S.C. (Nov. 21, 2013) - Despite holding the nation's seventh-ranked offense scoreless in the second half of play, the Atlantic Sun Champion ETSU men's soccer team fell short on the road, losing, 2-0, at No. 11 Coastal Carolina Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The setback brought an end to the Buccaneers' (10-6-4) record-breaking season. ETSU set multiple program and conference records en route to winning its second Atlantic Sun Championship in four years.

Two first-half CCU goals were too much for ETSU to overcome. With the win, the Chanticleers (18-4-0) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament where they will play Charlotte Sunday, Nov. 24.

Sergio Camargo gave CCU an early 1-0 lead with a 17th-minute goal. Jakub Stourac came off the bench to add to the Chanticleers' lead, scoring in the 32nd minute off an assist from Pedro Ribeiro.

The Bucs battled back in the second half, creating several scoring opportunities including two solid strikes by freshman Joao Ramalho (Monte Santo, Brazil) and a header chance by junior Anthony Wojas (Auxerre, France).

ETSU and CCU each recoreded six shots in the second half, while the Chanticleers maintained a 17-11 shots advantage overall.

The tournament appearance was the second in ETSU's short six-year program history. The Bucs also clinched a postseason berth in 2010 following the program's first Atlantic Sun Championship.

This season, ETSU set Atlantic Sun team and individual records by earning 10 shutouts, with senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) getting each result.

Coulter also became the conference's all-time leader for career shutouts with 25.

The Bucs will graduate nine seniors from this season's squad. Over the past four years, ETSU has compiled a record of 45-25-12, making the outgoing class the winningest class in program history.

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WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University
MSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. ETSU