What you need to know:
*Georgia State fell 2-0 to UAB Sunday night at the GSU Soccer Complex
*The Panthers had eight more shots and six more corners than their opponent
*GSU is back in action 7 p.m. Friday at Georgia
ATLANTA – Georgia State women’s soccer fell to UAB 2-0 Sunday night at the GSU Soccer Complex. Despite the loss, the Panthers finished with eight more shots and six more corner kicks than its opponent.
GSU dropped to 2-3-1 on the season while the Blazers improved to 2-3-0 overall. The loss snapped the Panthers' three game undefeated streak, a streak that held for nearly two weeks.
Georgia State dominated the first half of Sunday’s match, controlling the pace on both sides of the field and holding UAB from attempting a shot. Meanwhile, the Panthers fired nine shots of their own and three on target but couldn’t scratch across the go-ahead goal.
The Blazers’ fired their first shot of the night in the 60th minute, a shot that found the back of the net and put UAB ahead 1-0. UAB later added to its lead in the 78th minute off a penalty kick. After going without a shot attempt in the first half, the Blazers ended the second with nine total shots and four on goal.
GSU stayed aggressive, taking eight shots of its own in the second half, but couldn’t cut into the UAB lead. Monique Hundley and Brooke Shank each finished with four total shots to lead the Panthers. Shank and freshman Ella Powell each led Georgia State with two shots on goal.
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