Georgia (4-1-0) vs. Wofford (2-3-0)
Dated: Sunday September 5th
Time: 6 p.m. EDT
Site: Athens, Georgia.
To place: Turner Soccer Complex (1,682)
Direct: SEC + Network (Jeff Dantzler, PxP)
Live Statistics: GeorgiaDogs.com
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History of the series
Sunday’s game is only Georgia’s second all-time encounter with Wofford. In the previous meeting, the Bulldogs beat the Terriers, 6-1, on September 10, 2004, in Athens.
Declaration of victory for Dawgs
Georgia claimed their biggest win in recent program history with a 3-1 victory over No.15 Clemson on Thursday night. The victory was the first against the Tigers since 2009 and the first against a ranked opponent since 2015.
Belisle is the best
With her third two-goal game of the season, the graduate striker Mollie Belisle tied for first nationally at 7, tying it with Zsani Kajan of St. John’s. Belisle has already set a new career record for one-season scores and now ranks 10th in school history with 18 goals. She also ranks second nationally for points with 14.
Ahead of tonight’s game, the eight senior members (Abby boyan, Kristen edmond, Weldon Kolker, Dani Murguia, Hale Otto, Bella ponzi, Cecily Stoute, Emory wegener) of the Georgia football team will be recognized with their families at a ceremony on the pitch.
In five matches, the Georgian attack occupies the first place in the country with 22 goals, surpassing the 18 scored last season. The 22 goals score the most goals in program history across five games, surpassing the 20 scored in 2000. With 4.4 goals per game, the killer offense ranks third nationally and first in the SEC.
Murguia makes noise
Senior midfielder Dani Murguia scored four goals and 13 points, setting new career records in just five games. Murguia and senior colleague Abby boyan fourth in the country in assists with five apiece. The Cleburne, Texas native is also ranked fifth nationally in points.
Lewin lights up
first year striker Danielle Lewin has established itself as one of the best news in the country. With five goals, she is tied for sixth in the country and tied for first among freshmen in scores. She also leads the team in shots and penalties, ranking first in the SEC in SOG per game (2.6).
Sharing is loving
In five games, Georgia rank third nationally in total assists with 21. Seniors Abby boyan and Dani Murguia ranks second in the league in assists with five, while also ranking fourth nationally. In total, nine different Bulldogs notched at least one assist in the first part of the season.
Thanks to a quartet of Bulldogs, Georgia’s starting lineup has remained remarkably consistent. Graduated Defender Kayla bruster started in 65 consecutive appearances, while the seniors Abby boyan (57), Bella ponzi (55), and Cecily Stoute (55) also continued their own sequences. With her debut against Georgia State, senior goaltender Emory wegener joined the “Club of 50”.
Admission to the Turner Soccer Complex is free. A selection of concessionary items will be available at great prices, with giant hot dogs, 20 oz. bottled sodas and 22 oz. fountain Coca-Cola ™ soft drinks sell for $ 2.50, while 20 oz. Boxes of Dasani®, candy and bottled popcorn cost $ 2. All concession items and merchandise at Turner Soccer Complex are cashless and contactless – MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover are all accepted.