After a grueling match that went into overtime, the College of Charleston lost to UNCW 2-1 Friday night. Charleston’s scored first off of a Tucker Heffron goal in the first half. UNCW would answer in the 61st minute to tie the match.
Just as time was waning UNCW scored on the Cougars just seconds before the buzzer went off.
Despite the loss, Charleston’s nine-game win streak was the longest the team has seen since 2010 when Charleston held a twelve-game win streak that preceded their NCAA Tournament appearance.
This season College of Charleston boasted twenty goals with an average 1.11 goals per game as well as nineteen assists, 56 saves, and 83 corner kicks.
In addition, Leland Archer was named CAA Defensive Player of the Year also securing a spot on the All-CAA First Team. Archer was joined by fellow Charleston players Eli Dent, Vebjorn Krovel, and Kevin Shields. Overall Charleston saw a strong performance from the men’s soccer team and has much to be proud of.
Next season holds the promise of another terrific season. The player to watch for in the coming season is Jake Nicolson who earned an All-CAA Rookie Acclaim this season and currently boasts 26 career assists.