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Louisiana falls 2-1 on senior day

Posted at 9:56 PM, Oct 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-21 22:57:02-04

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns soccer team dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 overtime decision to Georgia State on Sunday afternoon to wrap up the regular season at the Ragin’ Cajuns Soccer/Track Facility.

The Ragin’ Cajuns (3-12-3, 2-7-1 SBC) were outshot 13-10 in the match by the Panthers (7-9-2, 5-4-1 SBC). Georgia State held a slight 5-4 edge in corners as well.

Nine different Louisiana players registered a shot in the contest led by junior Erika Sierra with two.


The contest would remain scoreless after the first 45 minutes as the Ragin’ Cajuns outshot the Panthers 4-2 in the half.

Georgia State broke the scoreless tie in the 80th minute when Brisa Zavala knocked a cross from Mikella Rodriguez into the top of the net past keeper Mackenzie Lee.

Louisiana found the equalizer in the 84th minute as Telly Vunipola sent a deflection from Gwen Mummert on a corner kick into the back of the net to knot the game at 1-all.

In the first overtime period, GSU’s Lexy Smith sent a free kick from just outside the 18-yard box through the hands of Lee in the 98th minute to give the Panthers the victory.