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Alexis Sheely provides the game-winning PK as No. 10 Florida Tech downs No. 25 Colorado Mines 1-0
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: #10 Florida Tech 1, #25 Colorado Mines 0
Records: Florida Tech (3-0-1, 0-0-0 SSC) | Colorado Mines (3-1-2, 0-0-0 RMAC)
Locations: Rick Stottler Field | Melbourne, Fla.
STATS OF THE MATCH:
- Florida Tech was on the attacking half for much of the first 45 minutes and had a 13-5 shots advantage in the first half.
- Maria Sanchez Recuero finished with two first half saves.
- In the 49th minute, Hanna Mansson drew a foul in the Mines’ box to earn a penalty kick for the Panthers. Alexis Sheelyconverted the PK to put Tech up 1-0.
- It looked as though Mines had tied the game at 1-1 on a shot by Jordan Barnhart in the 75th minute but she was called offsides by the lines official.
- Panthers finished with a 22-10 advantage in shots including a 5-3 edge in shots on goal.
- Marem Ndiongue led Tech with eight shots in the match while Mayara Queiroz Reis had three shots. Four other Panthers finished the day with two shots.
- Tech had a 3-1 advantage in corner kicks.
- Panthers ended with more fouls 12-10.
“We knew they were going to be a very organized and well-coached team, like so many other teams we’ve played so far,” said Ryan Moon. “We just tried to play our game, focus on us and what we were going to do, how we were going to pick out some of their weaknesses and how we could exploit them. We just had to stay focused on us more than them. It was going to be a hard battle and they were going to come in strong. We knew going into it that it was going to be a close, tight game, and I am very happy with how we approached it.”
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Panthers snapped Colorado Mines’ 24-game unbeaten streak, which dated back to Oct. 20, 2019.
- Florida Tech is undefeated through its first four games of the season for the first time since 2016 when the team started the year 5-0.
- The win is the Panthers’ first over a ranked opponent since defeating No. 1 Grand Valley State 2-1 on Oct. 5, 2016.
- Tech has now held opponents scoreless for all but three seconds of the 380 minutes played this season.
- Sanchez Recuero picks up her third clean sheet of the season and the eighth of the career.
UP NEXT: Florida Tech begins Sunshine State Conference play on Wednesday, Sept. 22 as the Panthers travel to Daytona Beach for a matchup with Embry-Riddle. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
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