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The Basics

Score: Western Carolina 1, UNCA 0

Records: Western Carolina 1-1, UNCA 0-1

Location: Catamount Athletic Complex

 

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina women’s soccer turned in a dominating defensive performance, controlling the ball for nearly the full 90 minutes of the contest, to defeat visiting UNC Asheville 1-0 Sunday at the Catamount Athletic Complex.

Turning Point

At the 26th minute, Western Carolina senior Eynde Frazier scored the lone goal in the match.

 

Individual Leaders

- Frazier scored the only goal in the match and also the first goal of the season for the Catamounts.

- Senior goalkeeper Jacquelyn Gnassi was in goal for the full 90 minutes and earned the win and the shutout.

 

Inside the Box Score

- Frazier took a pass from sophomore Maryanne Kilgore at the 26th minute and scored from the top of the box.

- UNCA took only two shots in the game, one in each half.

- Gnassi only had to deal with one threat from UNCA as a ball sailed high over the goal in the final 10 seconds of the contest.

- Western Carolina took a total of 21 shots in the game with 12 in the first half.

 

News & Notes

- Western Carolina is now 13-6-1 in home openers.

- With the win over UNCA, Western Carolina is now 9-3-3 against the Bulldogs.

- Frazier’s goal in the fourth in her career.

- The shutout in the game for Gnassi is the fourth in her career.

 

Up Next

Western Carolina continues its five-game homestand hosting former Southern Conference rival Elon in a rare Thursday night game scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.  

For the latest information on Catamount women's soccer, follow @catamounts on Twitter or go to www.catamountsports.com.

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