September 30, 2009

No. 5 Columbus State defeats GSW, 4-0

The Georgia Southwestern women's soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to the defending PBC champions, fifth-ranked Columbus State University on Wednesday afternoon at Hurricane Field.  

Stephanie Parrish scored the first goal of the match in the 14th minute off an assist from Kayla Brown.  Parrish played a role in the second CSU goal as she setup Gina Goforth with a pass through the GSW defense at the 18:11 mark.  Jill Walthall completed the first half scoring in the 33rd minute when she found an opening in the top right corner of the goal from 17 yards out. 

Melinda Bush tacked on the final goal for CSU in the 61st minute.   

Elizabeth Keller led the Lady 'Canes offense with two shots in the match, including a bullet midway through the second half that struck the right post.

Southwestern goalkeeper Amber Bahri stayed busy and recorded nine saves for the third consecutive contest.  Mary Mancin made the lone stop for CSU.

Columbus State (8-0-1, 3-0 PBC) had a dozen more shots on goal (13-1) and held a 16-1 advantage in corner kicks.  

GSW (3-6-0, 0-3) hosts Lander on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Click here to listen to Coach Economopoulos' postgame interview (5.9 MB)

 

PICTURED: Elizabeth Keller

PHOTO BY: Chris Fenn