Senior Day was a lovely affair for the Furman’s women’s soccer team on Sunday.
Furman dominated the match statistically but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with nearby Bob Jones University in men’s soccer at Stone Stadium on Tuesday night.
Led by Jasmine Greene and Nieva Gaither, both of whom had both a goal and an assist, Furman defeated East Tennessee State 3-1 on Sunday for the Paladins’ 1st Southern Conference women’s soccer win.
The 19th-ranked Furman men’s cross country team won the Joe Piane-Notre Dame Invitational on Friday at the Burke Golf Course at the Indiana university.
College of Charleston didn’t defeat Furman on Wednesday night with Kane Ritchie alone, but he scored both goals in the Cougars’ 2-1, overtime, women’s soccer victory.
Davidson’s Vincent Bennage scored the game-winning goal with just 52 seconds left in the game to hand Furman its 3rd consecutive men’s soccer loss, 2-1 to the Wildcats on a rainy Wednesday night.
The proper observation of 9/11 on its 20th anniversary is being held by the Furman athletics department at Saturday night’s men’s soccer game at Stone Stadium against USC Upstate.
The Furman football team may have taken the headlines this weekend after taking down nationally-ranked North Carolina A&T, but they weren’t the only Paladins in action.
The only 2 goals in Sunday’s home opener for the Furman women’s soccer team came within 4 minutes of each other, but the Paladins controlled the game for the full 90 minutes. They dominated in possession time and outshot Longwood 23-12 overall and 13-4 in shots on goal.
The opposition holds a healthy regard for Furman women’s soccer, having picked them to win the Southern Conference and chosen four Paladins as preseason all-conference.
The defending Southern Conference regular season champion Furman men’s soccer team is set to defend its title with a 19-game schedule announced Tuesday by head coach Doug Allison.
Longtime Furman men’s soccer head coach Doug Allison will be staying in Paladin purple for a while longer. Furman Director of Athletics Jason Donnelly announced Monday that Allison has received a contract extension.