Panthers Challenged in Loss

DAHLONEGA, Ga. (Men’s Soccer) – The Florida Tech panthers took their most shots of the season, registering 19 in the match from a bevy of
Panthers, in a 3-0 loss to the North Georgia College and State University Saints on Sunday.

Leading the Panthers in shots taken was freshman midfielder Tyson Eyo with five. Freshman
midfielder Adam
took four shots on the day while sophomore midfielder Edward Oyarce took three. Junior
defender Matt Danella
took two shots as did sophomore midfielder Jon Rowley. Graduate student
Bello Illiassou,
freshman forward Peter
and junior midfielder Ryan Hagerty each took one shot against
the Saints.

Despite the high number of shots, head coach Robin Chan felt the
Panthers didn’t take chances or make the most of their possessions near the goal.

“We need to take a long hard look in the mirror and start being braver in key areas and key times in our games,” Chan said.

The Saints took an early lead with a goal at the 15:07 mark by Philip Chittaro, assisted by Jorrell Elie and Wil Maxwell. The second Saint goal came on a
penalty kick by Adam Mercer early in the 33rd minute. Clay Davis capped the match with a goal assisted by Brandon Byers and Philip Chittaro at
the end of the 55th minute.

The Panthers return to action in Melbourne for the first home game of the season on Wednesday at 4 p.m. against Flagler College.


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