Freshman Chandler Diggs and the Hoyas fell 3-0 in their season-opener to No. 23 UNC-Greensboro. (Courtesy: Jessica Light)
Sophomore Scott Larrabee made a nifty move to get a shot off but missed wide and classmate Justin Kondos had two really good header opportunities in the first half but he couldn't connect on either one. Junior Sean Bellomy laced a solid shot from the top of the box but is was also wide.
All three of the Spartans' second half goals came in a 12 minute span off crosses from the wide areas.
Tebatso Manyama tallied the game's first goal in the 56th minute with taking a nice cross from Time Masters.
Three minutes later, Nirav Kadam found the back of the net with Masters picking up his second assist of the game.
At the 68:01 mark, Kadam notched his second marker of the game this time on a header with Manyama dishing out a helper.
GU senior goalie Joe Devine made three saves for the Hoyas.
Each time had two corner kicks while Georgetown outshot UNC-Greensboro, 8-7. The Blue & Gray will square off with Marshall on Sunday, September 2 at noon in the second game of the JMU tourney.
Head coach Brian Wiese on the Hoyas' overall performance... "For whatever reason we lacked the sharpness that I think we showed in the last two weeks of the preseason. I think as a group we were a bit heavy-legged. I think we had a great opportunity against a really good team and we didn't take it. Everyone is disappointed we didn't come away with a better result."
Wiese on Friday night's positives... "We created a lot of chances and we got solid performances by the two freshmen that started the game defender Mostafa Ebrahimnejad and Robert Burnett and they're going to continue to get better. We kept pushing and clawing even after a 3-0 deficit."
Wiese on some of the game's negatives...
"We certainly didn't handle the balls from the wide areas very well. They (UNCG) had three great crosses with all three goals coming on those balls. We had a 12-minute that just went array."
Gomez Invited to 2015 adidas MLS Player Combine
Georgetown University men's soccer player Tomas Gomez (Webster Groves, Mo./Webster Groves)...
Yaro Named TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Year
Sophomore men's soccer defender Joshua Yaro (Santa Barbara, Calif./Cate School) was named the...
Yaro and Allen Named NSCAA All-American
Georgetown University sophomore defender Joshua Yaro (Santa Barbara, Calif./Cate School) and...
Coogan and Yaro Named PNC Student-Athlete...
Two Georgetown University student-athletes won the 2014 PNC Student-Athlete Achiever Awards, and ...
Four Hoyas Earn All-Region Honors
Four members of the Georgetown University men's soccer squad earned 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire...
Hoyas Fail to Advance in NCAA Quarterfinals
The Georgetown University men's soccer team was just 53 seconds away from a trip to the College...
General Admission Tickets Sold Out for Saturday...
The NCAA Tournament quarterfinal men's soccer matchup between eighth-seeded Georgetown and the...
Hoyas and Cavaliers Meet on Saturday at Shaw...
The eighth-seeded Georgetown University men's soccer squad (14-4-4) will host the University of...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
There are no upcoming events.
- Online Stores & Tickets