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Wingate edges Mountain Lions on late goal


Photo by Steve Miller / YHC Athletics

By Michael MacEachern

Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Communications


Sascha Larsen's goal with 9:01 left gave Wingate University a 1-0 women's soccer victory over Young Harris College on a wet Thursday (Aug. 25) evening at the YHC Soccer and Lacrosse Field.


The Bulldogs improved to 1-0-0, while the Mountain Lions slipped to 0-1-0. YHC will host Tusculum University in a 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 28) match.


INSIDE THE BOXSCORE:

  • The game was delayed due to weather for 2 hours and 18 minutes.

  • Larsen's game-winner was set up by Caroline Peters' direct kick from the right side that found Larsen in the middle of the box. Her shot hit off a defender.

  • Viktoria Einsbor, Tess Preston and Thea Juul each recorded a shot on goal for the Mountain Lions.

  • Wingate heald a 18-6 margin on shots, but on a 6-3 edge on goal.

  • Havyn Isaac recorded four saves in goal for Young Harris.

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