August 28, 2012
Men's Soccer Travels To East Tennessee State Tuesday Night
GAME NOTES (PDF)
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men's soccer team continues it season-opening four-game road swing Tuesday night as the Spartans travel to Johnson City, Tenn., to battle the East Tennessee State Buccaneers. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Live stats and free live video will be provided by East Tennessee State with links available on www.uncgsports.com.
The Spartans enter the game with a 0-0-1 record after battling to a hard fought 2-2 tie in double overtime at UNCW. Junior forward Maximilian Schulz
(Northeim, Germany/Gymnasium Corvinianum) led the Spartans offensively with a goal and an assist in his first career game. Junior Oddur Gudmundsson
(Reykjavik, Iceland/Breidholti) scored UNCG's first goal of the 2012 season giving the Spartans the lead in the season opener.
East Tennessee State opened the season with a 1-0 loss at Southern Conference foe Appalachian State. The evenly matched game saw the Buccaneers hold a 9-8 advantage in shots in the season opener.
Tuesday's game marks the third meeting all-time between UNCG and ESTU. The two teams split the previous two meetings with UNCG posting a 3-1 victory in 2008 at the Elon Tournament while the Buccaneers took home a 1-0 double overtime victory last season at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. ETSU scored the game-winning goal with 43 seconds left in the second overtime period as Alesi Osorio found the back of the net.
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