North Greenville Falls Short of Comeback Against Shorter

September 26, 20171st2ndFinal
North Greenville011
SU1:36Mattia Pace (Richard Coomer )
SU44:00Jordan Etsio
NGU76:08Gareth Greene (Nick Roberson , Chris Inman)
SULuis Vazquez90:0014
NGUJames Miller90:0020
Stats at a GlanceSUNGU
Shots (on Goal)7 (2) 11 (5)
Corner Kicks44
Yellow Cards31
North Greenville Falls Short of Comeback Against Shorter
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By Alan Kahaly
North Greenville Falls Short of Comeback Against Shorter

Tigerville, SC – In an interesting night in Tigerville that included four yellow cards and a scoreboard malfunction, the Crusaders came close but were unable to complete the comeback against the Hawks of Shorter University.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 1 Shorter – 2
  • Location: Tigerville, SC
  • Records: NGU 2-6, 1-3 CC / SU 3-6, 2-2 GSC

How it Happened

  • Shorter wasted no time. In the second minute of the first half, Mattia Pace scored the opening goal with an assist by Jimmy Cano.
  • The Hawks closed the first half with a bang when Jordan Etsio scored an unassisted goal by way of a penalty kick with one minute to go.
  • Three yellow cards were issued in the first 30 minutes of the second half. Nick Roberson of North Greenville was charged with one while Shorter's Federico Cordiano and Jared Wishard were both charged.
  • With fifteen minutes to go in the game, Gareth Greene got the Crusaders back into the game with a goal. He was assisted by Nick Roberson and Chris Inman.
  • A yellow card charged to Luis Vazquez in the final minute of the second half gave the Hawks their third yellow card of the match.
  • North Greenville was able to get one last shot off of a free kick, but was blocked by Shorter and ended the chance of an NGU comeback.

The Good Guys

  • Keletso Mathathe and Gareth Greene led the Crusaders in shots with three a piece with one of Greene's shots resulting in a goal.
  • Kike Molina recorded two shots of his own.
  • James Max Miller played the entire match at goalie but did not record a save.
  • Chris Inman and Nick Roberson recorded an assist.

The Other Team

  • Jordan Etsio led Shorter with two shots. One resulted in a goal.
  • Jimmy Cano recorded an assist.

Next Time Out

  • NGU will face conference opponent Erskine College this Saturday in Tigerville at 4:30 PM.