SEPTEMBER 28, 1997
GREENVILLE, SC — The Florida State women’s soccer team (3-6) dropped
another close match on the road as Furman (5-4-1) hit the game-winning goal
with 1:05 left to play to take the 2-1 win and end a three-game losing
streak at a rain-soaked Eugene Stone Stadium. FSU was also defeated by No.
10 Clemson 2-1 on Friday.
FSU’s fourth straight loss and fourth away from the Seminole Soccer
Complex came at 88:55 in the second half when Lady Paladin Sarah Tollick
scored from five yards out when teammate Melissa Sutton’s shot from 20
yards out died in a rain-puddle just in front of FSU goalkeeper Melissa
Juhl. Tollick dodged in and hit the game-winner before FSU defense were
able to clear the ball.
FSU tied the match at one apiece at 81:30 of the second half when Kasey
McCall took a Danielle Foard pass and deflected the ball off of Furman
goalkeeper Jen McNutt and the cross-bar before settling in the back of the
Tollick also assisted on the game’s first score and lone goal of the
first half when she set up Holly Aure with a high crossing shot that hit
the left upper corner of the FSU goal.
Florida State travels nest weekend to UNC-Greensboro on Friday, before
taking on Elon College on Sunday.
SCORING FU Aure (Tollick), 40:30 FSU McCall (Foard), 81:30 FU Tollick (Sutton). 88:55 SHOTS FU 12, FSU 8 CORNER KICKS FU 1, FSU 7 SAVES FU 3, FSU 2 FOULS FU 16, FSU 11 ATTENDANCE 202