Backer Scores in Loss to Chowan

October 26, 20191st2ndFinal
North Greenville011
CHOWAN29:32Trevin Myers (Toby Sims )
NGU71:05Mitchell Backer (Ben Mackay )
CHOWAN74:29Toby Sims
NGUDawson Martin58:3212
NGUNoah Kendrick31:2812
CHOWANRoss Miller90:0010
Stats at a GlanceNGUCHOWAN
Shots (on Goal)5 (1) 28 (6)
Corner Kicks214
Yellow Cards20
Red Cards11
Backer Scores in Loss to Chowan
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Backer Scores in Loss to Chowan

North Greenville suffered a 2-1 loss to the Chowan Hawks this afternoon in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. After allowing a goal in the first half, NGU came back in the second half to tie things up. However, the Hawks would score a second goal just a few minutes later and would hold the Crusaders off to secure the win. Mitchell Backer scored his fourth goal of the season.

Chowan would start off the match with the offense, posting nine shots in the first 25 minutes of the half. NGU's first shot would come by Kike Molina at the 26 minute mark. However, the Hawks struck first in the 29th minute with a goal by Trevin Myers. North Greenville would put up just one more shot in the half, and the score would remaing 1-0 in favor of the Hawks going into halftime.

In a productive second half, the Crusaders would double their shot count just fifteen minutes in. With just under twenty minutes remaining, North Greenville scored the equalizer when Mitchell Backer connected for a goal with an assist by Ben Mackay. However, just minutes later a penalty kick goal by Chowan's Toby Sims put CU right back on top. NGU was unable to get another shot off for the remainder of the match, allowing the Hawks to hang on for the win.

The Crusaders will head to Morrow, Georgia to face the Lakers of Clayton State University on Tuesday, October 29th.