Fall Sports · Soccer

#16 Florida beats Ole Miss, Jordan named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

FINAL: FLORIDA 3, MISSISSIPPI 0

OXFORD, MI-  Savannah Jordan led the Florida Gators soccer team to a SEC victory against Ole Miss.  Jordan scored two goals as fellow senior Pamela Begic added one for the Gators.  The Gators improved to 10-3 and 5-2 in SEC play.  The Rebels fell to 8-7 and 3-4 in SEC action.
For her efforts, Jordan was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.  Jordan scored a pair of goals in each contest last week. Against Georgia on Thursday, Jordan scored off a penalty kick and added another goal late.  Jordan now has 77 career goals, moving her to twenty-fifth in NCAA Division I history.  Jordan has now earned the award eight times in her career.  Jordan leads the SEC with 12 goals and 31 points.

Game Summary:

  1st 2nd OT FINAL
FLORIDA 2 1 X 3
MISSISSIPPI 0 0 X 0

 

Savannah Jordan scored just six minutes and twenty five seconds into the match after receiving a pass from Samantha Chung. This is the second fastest goal by Florida this season, as Jordan scored in the third minute against UCLA earlier this season.  Pamela Begic added a goal in the 40th minute as she headed in a cross by Melanie Monteagudo.  Jordan scored again in the 59th minute after beating the Ole Miss keeper to the right side of the net.

Florida outshot Mississippi 13-4 including 10-2 in the first half.  Kaylan Marckese made two saves en route to a shutout.

Goal Scorers:

  • 69th minute- UF: Savannah Jordan (8) assisted by Samantha Chung
  • 89th minute- UF: Sammie Betters (1) assisted by Sarah Troccoli

Cautions/Ejections:

  • NONE

Starting Lineups:

FLORIDA TENNESSEE
0-   Solis 00-  Merritt (GK)
2-   Chung 3-    Fiorenzo
7-   Jordan 5-    Kizer
15-   Troccoli 7-    Waugh
20-   Lester 9-    Kutchma
27-   Pelayo 13-  Falter
28-   Dougherty Howard 14-  Harknett
31-   Marckese (GK) 15-  Meador
38-   Seiler 18-  Capocaccia
51-   Nelson 25-  Forbus
81-   Smith 26-  Harbin

 

What’s Next:

FLORIDA GATORS AT SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS

OCTOBER 16, 2016 AT 3:00 PM

STONE STADIUM

(Photo courtesy of SEC Network)

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