Lady Canes and USC Aiken Play to 1-1 Tie

The Lady Hurricanes battled USC Aiken to a 1-1 tie on Saturday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference play at Hurricane Field.
 
After a scoreless first half, USCA grabbed a 1-0 lead at the 56:38 mark when Jessica Marshall took the ball down the left side before angling a shot past GSW goalkeeper Christy Drabek from 15 yards out.
 
The Lady 'Canes would answer twelve minutes later when sophomore Allie Cooper rifled a shot through the USCA defense in the 68th minute for her first collegiate goal.

Both teams would go scoreless over the final 42 minutes to end in the 1-1 tie.
 
For the game, USC Aiken (3-9-2, 1-2-1 PBC) outshot the Lady Hurricanes 19-11. Drabek had six saves while Nicole Westphal stopped five for the Pacers. USCA held a 6-3 advantage in corner kicks.
 
With the tie, GSW receives one point in the Peach Belt standings. It marks the first time GSW has earned a point in the PBC since October 7, 2006 when GSW defeated Lander 2-1.
 
The Lady 'Canes (3-10-1,  0-3-1) travel to Brewton-Parker on Wednesday for a 2 p.m. non-conference match.

 

PICTURED: Elizabeth Keller

PHOTO BY: Chris Fenn