In the first half both teams battled back and forth for control as the Bucs out-shot the Bulldogs 5-3 as they remained in a deadlock going into halftime.
Both teams continued to battle early in the second half but sophomore Jordan Monty (
ETSU extended its lead to 2-0 in the 76th minute when senior Katie O'Bryan (
For the match, the Bucs outshot the Bulldogs, 11-10. Leading the way for the Bucs offensively, Monty had five shots on the day, while Green contributed three.
Freshman Rachel Van Horn (
"We needed this win and we came out very focused in the first half and we really battled. Gardner-Webb always has a good team so it was a good battle for us. We made a couple of changes at halftime and in the second half we were able to execute those changes," said head coach Heather Henson. "Rachel also really stepped up for us today and did what she needed to do."
The Bucs will hit the road as they travel to take on