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Friday, October 05, 2007
Oct. 5, 2007
SPARTANBURG, S.C. _ The Lipscomb Bisons came on strong early in the second half, but they could not hold off USC- Upstate in a 4-2 Atlantic Sun loss Friday night.
After allowing Upstate to take a 2-0 lead in the first half the Bisons went on the offensive after intermission.
Senior defender Xander Vooys scored at the 47:51 mark for the Bisons as his shot from about 30 yards out bounced off the hands of goalkeeper Jason McCabe.
The Bisons tied the game at 68:02 as freshman forward Miguel DaSilva scored on a breakaway off of a pass from Vooys.
A minute later Upstate scored to take a 3-2 advantage. They iced the game at 83:56 when David Acosta scored on a one-timer off of a breakaway.
Jack Burridge scored a pair of goals for Upstate.
Lipscomb senior goalkeeper Jake Goergen made six saves. Jason McCabe made 10 saves to Upstate.
The Bisons out-shot Upstate 22-15. The Bisons had 13 shots on goal and Upstate made 10.
DaSilva leads the Bisons in goals with four and points with eight.
It was the first NCAA Division I victory for Upstate.
The Bisons fell to 1-6-2 overall, 0-1-1 in the conference. Upstate is 1-8-0, 1-2-0 in the A-Sun.