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Gamecocks maintain top-ranked FSU to a tie in season opener

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COLUMBIA, SC – After 90 minutes of motion in Stone Stadium, No. 12 South Carolina and No. 1 Florida State ended issues in a attract entrance of a crowd if practically 5,000. The tie marks the primary in opposition to a No. 1 ranked crew in program historical past.

The Seminoles bought issues began early, with two photographs coming from Jenna Nighswonger within the ninth and tenth minute of play, every of which contributing to Flordia State’s seven corners inside the recreation. The Gamecocks answered again with their first shot of the sport on the twenty eighth minute from Cat Barry, adopted by one other inside the minute from freshman Shae O’Rourke that was stopped by goalkeeper Cristina Roque. Florida State took 4 extra probabilities, however the groups remained scoreless by the primary half.

Within the second half, senior Camryn Dixon began off the motion with for the Gamecocks with a shot out high within the forty seventh minute. The Seminoles then threatened with a collection of 10 photographs all through the half (three on objective), however three saves from Gamecocks goalkeeper Heather Hinz saved issues even. Hinz was dominant in entrance of the web, racking up six saves on the evening, double her opponent.

4 further freshmen noticed time on the pitch, with Dru Drake, Shay Montgomery, and Micah Bryant every making appearances, together with a begin from Gracie Falla.

The No. 1 Seminoles completed with an 18-7 shot benefit, and possessed the ball for 71 % of the sport.


The No. 12 Gamecocks will tackle East Carolina College at residence on Sunday, August twenty first at 2:00PM in Stone Stadium.

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