What you need to know:
*Georgia State fell 1-0 at Little Rock Friday night
*The Panthers ended with a 7-4 advantage in shots on goal
*GSU is back in action 1 p.m. Sunday at Arkansas State
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A goal in the final ten minutes of the match lifted Little Rock past Georgia State 1-0 Friday night at the Coleman Sports Complex.
The Panthers dropped to 2-8-1 overall and 0-3 in the Sun Belt while Little Rock improved to 6-3-1 on the year and 1-1 in conference play. Despite the loss, GSU ended the match with a 7-4 advantage in shots on goal – the fourth time this season the Panthers have finished with more shots on target than their opponent and were still on the losing end of the result.
Monique Hundley fired the first shot of the night for the Panthers in the ninth minute, but her shot was saved by the Little Rock keeper. Ella Powell and Brooke Smith each took shots in the closing minutes of the half, neither able to break the scoreless tie as the Trojans keeper corralled both attempts.
Each team ended the half with five total shots, while the Panthers led in shots on goal 4-2. The Little Rock offense continued to attack in the second, rattling off 10 shots in the final 45 minutes and notched the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute. GSU made one final push in the final minute, but Hannah Davis’ equalizer was saved by Little Rock.
Davis, Hundley and Powell led the Panthers with two shots on goal apiece. Georgia State also ended the night with a 3-2 advantage in corner kicks.
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