LaGrange, GA.- The Women's Soccer team traveled to LaGrange, GA. to face the LaGrange College Panthers. Throughout the game, there was a back and forth affair between the two sides. The Screaming Eagles proved to have more fight as they took the game 1-0.
The Screaming Eagles were able to settle down and take possession of the game. The first half left both teams scoreless, with both defenses remaining tight throughout the half.
The Screaming Eagles came out in a more urgent fashion in the second half, as Cari Ballard (JR/Dakar, Senegal) was able to score what ended up being the winning goal in the 49th minute of the game. The Screaming Eagles had to tighten down on defense in the second part of the game so that they could secure the win. Goalkeeper Emily Trulove was able to preserve the shutout win, with three saves on the evening.
"This was a great team win for us. The ladies executed the game plan and were able to push through adversity to secure the close win," said Head Coach Kaelyn Watson. "I am proud of how they have improved each game throughout the season so far, and tonight we were able to see that on the scoreboard."
The Screaming Eagles move on from this win to face John Wesley University in High Point, NC on Saturday in a non-conference matchup.