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Sept. 1, 2002

Box Score

Davidson, N.C. – Senior Morgan McIntyre scored her second goal of the season and junior goalkeeper Elise Matthews earned her first victory of 2002 as the South Carolina women’s soccer team defeated Davidson, 3-0 on Sunday afternoon. The win improves South Carolina to 2-0 on the season. USC outshot Davidson 18-2 in the match and also had 10 corner kicks.

“It’s great to come away from the first weekend with two victories,” said USC head coach Shelley Smith. “We have added depth to our team and I think it shows on the field. We have improved on some things and there are still things we can work on.

Sophomore forward Ashley Williams broke open the scoring for the Gamecocks in the first half at 24:37 scoring on a breakaway past Davidson goalkeeper Sarah Hobart. Freshman forward Camille Toney broke open in the second half off a pass from freshman midfielder Stacy Bunchman and scored her first collegiate goal increasing the Gamecock lead to 2-0. South Carolina finished the scoring at 79:15 as Becca Epstein’s cross found McIntyre in the middle of the box, who ripped a shot to the left corner giving Carolina a 3-0 lead.

McIntyre’s goal in the second half ties her for fourth on the Gamecock Career Scoring List with Debbie Smith. McIntyre has 49 points in four seasons at South Carolina. This afternoon’s victory marks the second consecutive shutout for Carolina this season.

The Gamecocks will play next weekend in the Puma Classic in Charlotte, N.C. Carolina opens the tournament against host Charlotte on Friday at 7:30 p.m. USC will also face East Carolina on Sunday beginning at Noon.