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No. 15 Gamecocks Round Out New England Trip with Clean Sheet Over UMass Lowell
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No. 15 Gamecocks Round Out New England Trip with Clean Sheet Over UMass Lowell

LOWELL, MA – The No. 15 ranked South Carolina women’s soccer team (3-0-1) defeated UMass Lowell (0-2-2) on Sunday 2-0 to take home a clean sheet and two victories during the trip to New England. The Gamecocks remain undefeated through their first four games and have tallied 11 goals with three shutouts across them.


  • South Carolina started heavy with the pressure against the River Hawks, with sophomore Shae O’Rouke putting up a shot just two minutes into the game
  • The Gamecocks would make several more attempts, and senior forward Cat Barry gave her team the first close call of the day after being met with a huge save from UMass keeper Taylor Burgess in the 10th minute
  • In the 37th minute after a forced playback from a River Hawks defender to Burgess, pressure from rookie Reagan Shucbach caused Burgess to send it off – but in the attempt, the ball ricocheted off Schubach’s torso into the back of the net to put the Gamecocks up 1-0 in the first half. The goal was Schubach’s third of the season in three games and her first career game-winner
  • Coming into the second half up a goal, South Carolina continued its attack with multiple shots coming from O’Rourke, Schubach, and Massachusetts native Barry
  • In the 67th minute, a throw-in from sophomore Dru Drake caused a scurry in front of the net, and junior Lily Render took a shot that hit the crossbar and eventually grazed the back of Burgess’ fingertips to cross the goal line, and was called good to put South Carolina up 2-0. The goal was the second of Render’s career
  • Fifth-year keeper Heather Hinz recorded her 24th career shutout, holding her strong at No. 4 in the South Carolina record books for the stat


The Gamecocks will return home to Columbia to take on Elon (1-0-2) on Thursday, Aug. 31 as the first in a five-game home stand in Stone Stadium.

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