After just over a week at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, there have been few shocks or upsets. Every team has played their first match—about half of the nations have played two—and those expected to win have done so. Here are the biggest takeaways.
The Georgia soccer team took full advantage of Thursday's signing period, officially bringing in eight new players from the high school class of 2019.
After a promising 2-1-1 start, the Bulldogs crumbled in conference play and limped to a second-to-last finish in the SEC. Here are a few stats that tell the story of Georgia’s success and failure in 2018.
The Bulldogs dropped their season finale 2-1 on the road against Kentucky, even though the Wildcats finished the match with only 10 players after receiving a red card in the 63rd minute.
Georgia soccer’s season comes to an end Oct. 25, but the freshman’s collegiate career is just getting started. It’s a career that is possible only because of the Murguias’ sacrifices.
After a 1-1 draw against Alabama on Sunday, Georgia’s hopes to compete in Orange Beach for the 2018 SEC Tournament were dashed.
Georgia soccer midfielder Katie Ralys had a chance to tie the game with 1:18 remaining in Thursday’s game against Florida. The shot looked good, but Florida senior goalkeeper Kaylan Marckese dove for the save.
Before the 2018 season, Georgia soccer head coach Billy Lesesne said the 2017 team wasn’t “resolute” enough on defense and “didn’t create enough or finish enough chances” to score.
More than 750 million people all over the globe watched the Women’s World cup finals in 2015. One of those 750 million was 16-year-old Cecily Stoute.
The shooting cleats were missing once again for the Georgia soccer team (4-8-3) on Sunday when the Bulldogs lost to rival Auburn (11-3-1) by a score of 1-0 on the road.
Stoute will join the 19 other women on the Trinidad roster and compete against the best that Central and North America has to offer in the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying round.
Set piece misfortunes continued to plague the Georgia soccer team when it fell to No. 12 South Carolina (10-2-0) on Thursday night. The Bulldogs (4-6-3) worked hard all week on set piece defense but came up short when put to the test by a talented South Carolina team.
Whether the game is in Athens, Greece, or even Athens, Georgia, if you look at the crowd at a soccer match, you are likely to see fans wearing something unique to the game.