No. 16 Panthers Top Spartans on Senior Night

No. 16 Panthers Top Spartans on Senior Night

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa Men's Soccer team was defeated by the 16th ranked Florida Tech Panthers on Senior Night.

MATCHUP
Final: #16 Florida Tech 3, Tampa 0
Records: Tampa Spartans (6-8-1, 5-4-1 SSC), #16 Florida Tech Panthers (10-2-1, 6-2-1 SSC)
Location: Pepin Stadium || Tampa, Fla. 
All-time Series: Tampa still leads the all-time series with a record of 35-16-6 in the first matchup between the two.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Half | The Panthers offense came out on the attack as they had an early goal that was called back due to an offsides. (17') An early goal was scored by Ellis Hudson to give the Panthers an early lead. (33') The Panthers did not let up on the gas as they scored their second goal of the game giving them a commanding first-half lead. (45') The Spartans had a chance to get back on the board but failed to score with a missed penalty kick that hit the post right before the half.  || Florida Tech, 2-0

2nd Half | (61') Forward Ellis Hudson scored his second goal of the game with a strike from outside the box. || Florida Tech, 3-0

Inside the Stats:

  • SSC saves leader Jake Richards had four saves on the night.
  • Rojay Smith led the Spartans with three shots while Amgad Salah had two.
  • Tampa took 12 shots, 4 of those shots were on goal.
  • Florida Tech took 13 shots, 7 of which were on goal.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will travel to Jackson, Tennessee to take on the Union University Bulldogs on Tuesday.

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