Friday 1:49am
August 01, 2014
Currently 65°F
Posted: Monday, September 17th 2012 at 2:50pm

Piedmont men's soccer opens conference play with draw

By staff
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
FERRUM, Va. -- The Piedmont College men's soccer team opened the conference portion of its schedule Friday with a 1-1 double overtime draw with host Ferrum College in the school's first-ever contest as a member of the USA South Athletic Conference.

James Thomas' header goal on an assist from Vincent Thomas in the game's 42nd minute was the lone score of the first half until the host Panthers equalized just four minutes into the second period on a penalty kick by Christian Turcios. The PK was awarded after a Ferrum pass inside the box struck a PC player's hand.

The conference game was physical as the teams were whistled for 38 combined fouls in 110 minutes of action.

Kenneth Hearn went the distance in goal for the Lions as he turned away four Panther shots.

The draw moves the Lions to 3-1-1 on the season and 0-0-1 in USA South.

Piedmont will return to action on Tuesday, Sept. 18, when the team travels to Atlanta to take on Oglethorpe University with kick off set for 5 p.m.
Associated Categories: Sports News, College Sports

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.


  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
0.048419
icon
65°F
Gainesville, GA 30501
light rain
Wind: NE 7 mph
Dew point: 63°F