For the first time this season, the No. 12 Georgia soccer team was shut out in a 1-0 loss to Auburn, the Bulldogs’ first loss of the season.
Georgia soccer fell to Auburn 1-0 at Jack Turner Stadium on Sunday night to take its first loss of the 2020 season. The Tigers capitalized on a penalty kick opportunity in the second half, despite playing with only ten players after their goalkeeper earned a red card minutes earlier.
The Georgia soccer season is at its halfway point with the Bulldogs going 2-0-2 for the program’s best-ever start to conference play. The No. 12 ranked Bulldogs are currently tied with Mississippi State for third place in the SEC with eight points.
This week in Georgia sports was highlighted by No. 3 Georgia’s loss to No. 2 Alabama. Georgia volleyball lost its season opener and men’s basketball began practice to prepare for the 2020 season.
Aside from being a starting player on the Georgia soccer team and shutout-earning defender, junior Cecily Stoute has her sights set on graduating from the field to the studio
Before coming to Athens, Georgia soccer head coach Billy Lesesne served 14 years on the coaching staff at Duke. There, he and his staff began implementing the 3-5-2 formation. Now, he’s brought that same strategy to the Bulldogs.
For the second time in as many years, Georgia soccer came from behind to tie Kentucky 1-1 after 110 minutes of play on Sunday afternoon in Lexington.
As a sophomore, Chapman has yet to start a game for Georgia. However, she led the Bulldogs in goal scored with six goals in 2019 and has scored once in three games in the 2020 season.
After an early lead in its victory against Tennessee last Friday, the No. 8 ranked Georgia soccer team learned that the ability to maintain pressure is key to winning the big games.
This week in Georgia sports was highlighted by soccer’s 1-0 win over Tennessee, cross country’s strong start to the season and football’s commanding performance against Auburn.
In its 1-0 victory over Tennessee on Friday night, Georgia soccer created numerous breakaway chances to put the Volunteers under pressure on multiple occasions. Unfortunately for Georgia, none of those opportunities resulted in additional goals to earn a more comfortable win.
In their final season as Bulldogs, senior captains Kayla Bruster, Mollie Belisle, Ashley Andersen and Katie Higgins are poised to make the most of their leadership roles by using their own experiences at Georgia to establish a long-lasting culture for the soccer program.
Georgia goalkeeper Emory Wegener saved the final shot of the game with seconds left in extra time to secure a 1-1 come from behind draw against Florida in the first road trip of the season for the Bulldogs.
To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black sports desk offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.
Following a quarterfinal appearance in the NCAA tournament during her freshman year at Florida State, sophomore defender Ali Kalayjian elected to transfer to Georgia. But her time on the field in Athens will have to wait another year.
For the first time since March 11, there were collegiate sports in Athens as the Georgia soccer team hosted defending SEC champion South Carolina.
Georgia soccer defeated reigning SEC champions South Carolina 1-0 in Athens on Sunday afternoon to earn its first win of the season and first victory over the Gamecocks since 2014.
For the first time since March, sports are back in Athens as Georgia soccer takes on South Carolina on Sunday for its first game of the shortened 2020 season.
To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black sports offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.