Troy State Outlasts JU Women's Soccer, 1-0

Sept. 19, 2001

Box Score

TROY, Ala. -

Jacksonville (4-3)      0     0      0
Troy State  (4-2)       1     0      1

Goals: TSU Tara Petrucci (Andi Tickles). Shots: JU 3, TSU 5. Corner Kicks: JU 7, TSU 1. Goalkeeper Saves: JU 2, TSU 2. Records: JU (4-3, 1-2 A-Sun), TSU (4-2, 1-1 A-Sun)

In a match that featured intense defense on both sides of the ball, Troy State used an early goal by midfielder Tara Petrucci to beat the Dolphins, 1-0, Wednesday afternoon in Atlantic Sun conference play. The loss drops the Dolphins to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the Atlantic Sun. Troy State improves to 4-2 overall, evening its record to 1-1 in the A-Sun.

Petrucci scored the lone goal in the match in the 13th minute when she took a crossing pass from forward Andi Tickles and stuck it past Dolphin goalie Stephanie Fowler (Seffner, Fla). The Trojans were able to hold off the Dolphins through the remainder of the game for the 1-0 win.

The Dolphins held the Trojans to just five shots in the match, but were limited to only three first half shots by the Troy State defense.

The Dolphins return to action on Saturday, September 22, when they host Atlantic Sun rival Florida Atlantic at Ashley Sports Complex at 2 p.m.