ATLANTA – Georgia State women’s soccer looks to build on its two-match win streak this weekend as the Panthers host Chattanooga Friday night at the GSU Soccer Complex before traveling to take on UAB in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday.
SCOUTING CHATTANOOGA (3-0-1)
- Chattanooga has yet to lose a match this year, pitching three consecutive shutouts after drawing with Austin Peay in the season opener. The team’s 3-0-1 start is the best start under fifth year head coach Gavin McKinney.
- All four of the Mocs’ goals this year have been scored by a different player.
- Friday will be the fourth all-time meeting between the two teams, with Georgia State holding a 3-0 record against the Mocs. The Panthers won the most recent meeting against Chattanooga in 2018, when Hannah Davis netted the game-winner in the 105th minute to give GSU the 2-1 victory in double overtime.
SCOUTING UAB (0-2-2)
-UAB is searching for its first win of 2019 this weekend, as the Blazers host Alabama State on Thursday before hosting Georgia State on Sunday. UAB is off to an 0-2-2 start, most recently drawing with Troy 1-1 on Sunday.
-Senior forward Megan Hudgens leads the team with eight total shots and one goal. Sha’Nya Stephens follows with one goal and six total shots.
-Georgia State is 0-3 all-time against UAB, losing the most recent matchup against the Blazers 2-0 at the GSU Soccer Complex in 2018.
WEEK 2 RECAP
-Georgia State went 2-0 in week 2 of competition, earning an overtime victory at Davidson on Thursday before dominating Alabama A&M 5-0 at the GSU Soccer Complex on Saturday – the first time since 2015 the Panthers netted five goals in a single contest.
-In Thursday's win over Davidson, Liz Anne Fogarty scored her first career goal when she hit the game-winner in the 98th minute.
- Sophomore forward Jocelyn Jones led Georgia State with two goals in the win over Alabama A&M, her first multi-goal performance of her career. Jones ended with four total shots and three shots on goal, also career highs.
- Kendra Clarke has started in goal for Georgia State in the team’s last two outings, earning a 2-0 record with one shutout and six saves.
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