The LaGrange soccer team played unbeaten Birmingham-Southern in a hard-fought game before falling 2-1 on Saturday.
The Panthers slipped to 1-6, while Birmingham-Southern is still unbeaten with a 5-0-1 mark.
Sophomore goalkeeper A.J. Wilson had a spectacular game with a season-high 15 saves in the game. Birmingham-Southern had a 29-2 shot advantage that included a 17-1 shots on goal edge.
The Panthers opened the game's scoring in the 12th minute. Freshman Kristian Javier took a through ball from Adrien Vakerics and beat goalkeeper Jonas Heidrach for his first collegiate goal and a 1-0 lead.
The Panthers held the lead until the closing seconds of the half. Patrick Erickson scored with 24 seconds left to tie the game up 1-1 at halftime.
Birmingham-Southern got the game-winner in the 69th minutes with a goal from Dylan Rose. The visiting Panthers made the goal stand up for the 2-1 final.
The Panthers host Florida College on Thursday at 6 p.m.