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Gators soccer defeats UCF 3-2 on late goal by Samantha Chung

FINAL: FLORIDA 3, UCF 2

Gainesville, FL-  The Florida Gators soccer team defeated the University of Central Florida Knights 3-2 at James G. Pressly Stadium on Sunday night.  The Gators improved to 6-2 on the season while UCF fell to 5-4.  UCF entered on a four game winning streak, but Florida put that to rest.
Game Summary:

  FIRST HALF SECOND HALF OVERTIME FINAL
UCF 0 2 X 2
FLORIDA 1 2 X 3

 

The Gators dominated the first half of play managing to outshoot the Knights 7-4 and scoring the only goal of the first half.  Pamela Begic scored the first goal at the 32:59 mark.  Savannah Jordan scored the second goal of the game for Florida when she scored on a one touch shot off a pass from Mayra Pelayo.  The goal was Jordan’s 72nd of her career.  Jordan is now all alone in second place on Florida’s all-time scoring list.  UCF scored the next two goals as Morgan Ferrara scored her third goal of the season.  UCF tied the game up with a goal from Bridget Callahan off a corner kick.  The game winning goal came off the foot of Samantha Chung in the 88th minute.  Chung took a shot from the top of the box which deflected off the post and got in behind UCF keeper Vera Varis.

Goal Scorers:

  • 33rd minute- UF: Pam Begic (1)
  • 53rd minute- UF: Savannah Jordan assisted by Mayra Pelayo
  • 58th minute- UCF: Morgan Ferrara assisted by Kayla Adamek
  • 74th minute- UCF: Bridget Callahan
  • 88th minute- UF: Samantha Chung assisted by Mayra Pelayo

Cautions/Ejections:

  • 42nd minute- YELLOW UF: Sara Wilson
  • 72nd minute- YELLOW UCF: Bridget Callahan
  • 75th minute- YELLOW UF: Savannah Jordan

Starting Lineups:

FLORIDA UCF
31- Marckese-GK 1-   Varis-GK
81- Smith 14- Fredriksson
19- Cardano 33- Bado
51- Nelson 6-   Callahan
20- Lester 15- Wilkin
28- Dougherty Howard 12- Ferrara
0-   Solis 28- Kuoksa
15- Troccoli 19- Soree
38- Seiler 9-   Adamek
27- Pelayo 99- Rodrigues
7-  Jordan 24- O’Connell

 

What’s Next:

Auburn at Florida

Gainesville, FL

September 22 at 6:00 PM

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