2017 Women's Soccer
Record: 7-9 Home: 5-4 Away: 2-5 AAC: 5-4
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The Skyhawks lost a one-goal first-half lead and fell to the visiting MGSU Knights at home, 2-1.
Middle Georgia State University
Women's Soccer - Thu, Sep. 21, 2017

WEST POINT, GA   The Middle Georgia State University Knights (3-3-0) used two second-half goals to take a one-score lead over Point University (3-4-0), and would go on to win, 2-1 in Wednesday, September 20 non-conference women's soccer action at River Bowl Stadium in West Point, Ga.  


Neither offense was able to get going early, but the Skyhawks broke through at the end of the first half to take a 1-0 lead when sophomore midfielder Sabria Marquez (Savannah, GA) found the back of the net at 43:45 to put Point ahead going into halftime.


The Knights remained scoreless in the second half until midfielder Katina Karfakis tied the game 1-1 at with a goal at 69:23, assisted by defender Anna Hieronymus, and Karfakis put MGSU ahead,  2-1 with her second goal of the match two minutes later at 71:52, with Hieronymus assisting once again.  The Knights would hold Point scoreless for the remainder of the match en route to a 2-1 comeback victory over the Skyhawks.  


Point goalkeeper Rachel Ash (Douglasville, GA) started and played the first half, allowing no goals and saving three shots, and sophomore goalkeeper Martha Mormeneo (Buford, GA) played the second half and allowed two goals while saving six opponent shots.  MGSU goalkeeper Brooke Best started and played the entire match for the Knights and allowed one goal and made seven saves.


NEXT MATCH:  Coached by Randy Douglas, the Skyhawks host an Appalachian Athletic Conference match against Montreat College, Friday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m., in River Bowl Stadium.