Murfreesboro, N.C. - Southern Wesleyan fell to the Chowan Hawks in the Conference Carolinas Quarterfinals in a 3-0 final on Tuesday afternoon.
The Warriors posted 15 shots and five shots on goal in the loss. Grant Kiker and Juan Sebastian Castro led the team with four shots, and Israel Evans led the team with two shots on goal. Miguel Uribe played 90 minutes in goal, making eight saves while allowing three goals.
Final: Chowan 3, Southern Wesleyan 0
Records: Southern Wesleyan (5-9-3), Chowan (11-4-2)
How It Happened
Chowan pressured early in the game with Denis Roule and Terrell Williamson both taking shots, but Miguel Uribe and the Warrior defense kept the Hawks from taking a lead. Sebastian Castro took a shot on the goal, but the ball drilled the crossbar to prevent the Warriors from pulling ahead of the hawks. The Warriors pushed on with Grant Kiker talking a shot on the goal, but the ball was scooped up by the Hawks goalkeeper Elliot Chadderton to prevent the goal. Kiker pushed again, taking a header shot on a corner kick by Israel Evans, but the ball soared over the goal. Chowan struck first as a goal by Carl Kennedy gave them a 1-0 lead. The Hawks attempted to lengthen their lead, but Miguel Uribe snagged the shot by Paul Migliarina to keep Chowan at bay.
Southern Wesleyan's Sergio Tapia and Grant Kiker took several shots to lead the second half of the game, however the ball went high or hit the post each time. Israel Evans followed to take a shot on goal, but Elliot Chadderton collected the ball to keep the Warriors from tying the game up. Chowan countered, but the Warriors defense blocked the shot. Juan Sebastian Castro pushed the ball forward, taking back-to-back shots that went high and left. On a goals by Terrell Williamson and Carl Kennedy, the Hawks took a 3-0 lead over Southern Wesleyan and win the game.
Southern Wesleyan will next compete in the NCCAA South Regional Championship on November 15-18.