Men’s Soccer Shuts Out USC Aiken, 3-0

University of North Georgia
10/14/2017 | Men’s Soccer | Box Score
AIKEN, S.C. – Carl Ludwig Eriksson had a say in all three goals as the University of North Georgia men’s soccer team earned a shutout against USC Aiken in a 3-0 win Saturday evening.

Eriksson had two assists and a goal in the match. His first assist came in the 13th minute when he crossed a ball in to Gabriel Garcia to get an early 1-0 lead.

The junior from Sweden scored his goal in the 24th minute after he took a pass from Matheus Abreu and scored on a wide open net. The Nighthawks final goal came from Michael Akin in the 81st minute.

NOTES
– Eriksson’s four-point performance is a career-high, surpassing his three-point performance from last season’s matchup against Young Harris.

– Junior Matt Sharman had 10 saves in the match. The double-digit save match is the second of the season.

– North Georgia is now 6-6 overall and 3-2 in Peach Belt play.

NEXT UP
The Nighthawks will return to Dahlonega to host Georgia Southwestern on Operation Nighthawks of Honor and Spirit Night. Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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