Georgia Southwestern pulls away from Panthers with big second half

The match was scoreless until the 35th minute of the first half. Will Phillips scored unassisted to put the Hurricanes up 1-0, where it remained until halftime.

The Hurricanes went up 3-0 in the second half. Kacey Bernard scored off an assist from Yimi Reyes. Less than 15 minutes later, Ross Sellars scored with an assist from Sean Howe.

In a span of five minutes late in the match, there were three goals. The Hurricanes received an own goal after the Panthers knocked the ball into their net trying to clear it.

The Panthers avoided the shutout in the 86th minute. Cameron Williams sent a pass down the middle to Ryan Wakenigg. Wakenigg put the ball into the bottom right of the goal from 10 yards out. The Hurricanes closed out the scoring on a penalty kick by Taylor Jennings less than a minute after Wakenigg's goal.

The Panthers host Oglethorpe on Friday beginning at 7 p.m.