EFSC Women’s Soccer Scores 4-1 Victory In Maryland

By  //  September 27, 2014

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WOMEN’S SOCCER – Eastern Florida’s women’s soccer team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 4-1 victory over host College of Southern Maryland on Friday in LaPlata.

Stephanie Martin, Jamie Perriello, and Samantha Solis share their experience with the freshmen who make up the bulk of this year’s team. (Eastern Florida image)

Stephanie Martin, Jamie Perriello, and Samantha Solis share their experience with the freshmen who make up the bulk of this year’s team. (Eastern Florida image)

The Titans return to action on Saturday facing Cape Fear (North Carolina) Community College at noon in LaPlata.

EFSC is ranked 5th nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and sixth by the NJCAA. Cape Fear is ranked 13th and 16th respectively.

Eastern Florida got first-half goals from sophomore Jamie Perriello, unassisted with 31 minutes and one second to play; freshman Kassidee Davis assisted by Arnela Cordic with 23:59 to go and sophomore Stephanie Martin at the 21:06 mark, assisted by freshman Abbie Camargo for a 3-0 lead.

Freshman Helen Ramsey notched Eastern Florida’s final goal at the with just more than 17:42 to play in the game with an assist from Camargo.

EFSC freshman goalkeeper Asmara Holmes kept a clean sheet in the first half. Classmate Denise Rodriguez allowed a Southern Maryland goal in the second half. Eastern Florida outshot the hosts 20-4.

Admission to EFSC home games is free.

Eastern Florida Men Edge Darton 4-3; Muir Scores 3 Goals

MEN’S SOCCER – In yet another down to the wire Eastern Florida-Darton State men’s soccer game Eastern Florida prevailed 4-3 on Friday in Albany, Georgia.

In yet another down to the wire Eastern Florida-Darton State men’s soccer game Eastern Florida prevailed 4-3 on Friday in Albany, Georgia. (EFSC image)

In yet another down to the wire Eastern Florida-Darton State men’s soccer game Eastern Florida prevailed 4-3 on Friday in Albany, Georgia. (EFSC image)

The victory moved Eastern Florida to 6-2 on the season and ran its record against rival Darton to 3-0-1 over two seasons. The teams meet again in Melbourne at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in a game that will be telecast live on WEFS-TV and streamed live at www.njcaatv.com/efsc

Eastern Florida conceded a Darton goal in the 34th minute on Friday to trail 1-0. EFSC then stormed back for a 4-1 lead behind a goal from freshman Cleef Desir, his seventh of the season, and three from sophomore Jordan Muir, who now has five.

But the game was far from over as Darton scored twice in the final 21 minutes to narrow things to 4-3.

Oliver Twelvetrees

Oliver Twelvetrees

“It was a great advertisement for junior college soccer,” said Eastern Florida head coach Oliver Twelvetrees. “It was a very exciting game for the neutral fans.

“Darton is a tremendously gifted attacking team and stretched us throughout the 90 minutes. But we showed character and were clinical in front of the goal. It was fantastic for Jordan Muir to get a hat trick and for us to come out on top.”

Eastern Florida assists went to sophomore Justin Gavin, who had two, and freshmen Micah Smoak and Kyle Edmonds.

The Titans return to action at 2 p.m. Saturday visiting Andrew College in Cuthbert, Georgia. EFSC beat Andrew 15-0 in Melbourne on Sept. 14.


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