West Florida Wins Intense Battle Over Montevallo

first_imgWest Florida Wins Intense Battle Over Montevallo Oct. 27, 2007Box ScorePENSACOLA, Fla. – With eight minutes left in the match Dusty Fouser scored his second goal in his West Florida career, and first this season, lifting No. 3 West Florida (15-1-0, 6-0-0 GSC) to a 3-2 triumph over No.17 Montevallo (15-2-1, 5-1-0 GSC) Friday night at the UWF Sports complex. With the win the Argonauts improve their school record winning streak to 15 and clinched the top seed in next week’s Gulf South Conference Championship.The Falcons cracked the score board first when Glenn Murphy and Nathan Archard connected on a pair of passes setting up Milan Pualic with a shot from the top of the box, which he buried to give Montevallo a 1-0 lead.The Argonauts responded with a pair of goals from Jimmy McHenry and Rafael Segal over the next six minutes to take their first lead of the fixture.Exactly 53 seconds following the Falcons goal Jay Mainville pushed a pass to McHenry from inside the box and the team leader in goals netted his 15th of the season. McHenry now has 39 points this season.Two minutes before the break, Matt Williams sent a cross back post for Segal to control and finish, giving West Florida a 2-1 at the break. In his first season with West Florida Segal has contributed 10 goals and seven assists to the Argonaut attack.Both team continued to apply pressure in the second half and Montevallo has able to even the score in the 60th minute when Parker Ingle nailed a shot from outside the 18-yard box to the upper corner of the net.At the 81:30 mark of the match, Curtis Brashear carried the ball into the corner and drove a cross into the box to a streaking Fouser who headed the game winning goal past the keeper.In the first half the Argonauts out shot the Falcons 9-6, but in the second half Montevallo evened the shot count as they fired up 10 shots to West Florida’s 7, leaving the shot count at 16 a piece for the match.West Florida goal keeper Juan Garcia collected four saves bring his season total to 62. The junior has a goals-against-average of 0.78 this season and it is only the fourth time this season the Argonauts have allowed more then one goal in a match.The Argonauts will have one final match at the UWF Sports Complex this Sunday against Thomas University before beginning post season play. During halftime of the match West Florida athletics will honor the five seniors, Keith Savage, Jimmy McHenry, Nick Mroczkowski, Patrick McLean and Dusty Fouser. “Live Stats” will be available during the match.West Florida will be the top seed in the GSC Championship which will be played at Brosnaham Park. The Argonauts opening match will be against Harding University. West Florida defeated the Bisons 5-0 when they meet earlier this season. Print Friendly Version Sharelast_img

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