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Grambling State drops home matchup with Arkansas-Little Rock

Sunday, September 12, 2021

GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University women’s soccer team surrendered a first-half goal in a thriller of a matchup and could not recover in falling to Arkansas-Little Rock, 1-0, on Friday afternoon at the GSU Soccer Complex.

HOW IT HAPPENED

— Miranda Urbizu nearly broke the 0-0 tie in the 30th minute, but her shot sailed high.

— Fanney Einarsdottir gave UALR (2-2-1) the 1-0 with a goal in the 31th minute.

— The Lady Tigers (0-5) nearly tied the game four minutes later as Kamaron Powell’s shot was saved by UALR goalkeeper Paige Henry.

— Grambling State’s Laila Loring fired a shot in the 42nd minute, but it was stopped by Henry.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

— Rachel Pugh played all 78 minutes in the net for the Lady Tigers, recording one save on the day.

— Britt Verhees played the final 12 minutes in goal for GSU.

— Paige Henry recorded a pair of saves in 90 minutes of action for the Trojans.

— Grambling State finished with seven shots, including two on goal.

— UALR registered six shots, with a pair on target.

— Grambling State held a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks

— There were 28 total fouls in the match.

UP NEXT

Grambling State returns to action on Sunday with a 1 p.m. match against Troy at the GSU Soccer Complex.

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