October 4, 2008

North Georgia Falls 3-1 to USC Aiken

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Dahlonega, GA – North Georgia College & State University rallied for a late first-half goal, but the Pacers of USC Aiken held on Saturday afternoon for a 3-1 victory in Peach Belt Conference action at the Soccer Complex.

USC Aiken (3-6, 1-2 PBC) picked up all three of their goals in the first 37 minutes as Fernando Gamez notched his third and fourth goals of the season to lead the Pacers. Kofi Akyere also scored a goal and tallied an assist, while Durrell had two asstists of his own in the victory.

North Georgia (5-7, 0-2 PBC) scored their lone goal of the game in the 44th minute, as Eric York dribbled past Pacer goalkeeper Milad Zareian and tallied his second goal of the season.

USC Aiken outshot the Saints 15-14, and held a 5-2 advantage on corner kicks. Milon had six saves for the Pacers, while Rade Tanaskovic stopped eight shots for the Saints.

The Saints return to action on Tuesday, October 5, hosting Brevard College at 4:00 p.m.