No. 15 Gamecocks Draw with the Rebels
COLUMBIA, S.C. – A tough, physical battle between the No. 15 South Carolina women’s soccer team (9-1-5, 3-0-4) and the Ole Miss Rebels (6-5-3, 2-3-2) ended in a 0-0 draw Friday night Oct. 13 at Stone Stadium.
Ole Miss held a 7(3) to 5(3) shot advantage in the first 45 minutes of action. Fifth-year keeper Heather Hinz and junior Ole Miss keeper Shu Ohba were stout defensively for their teams all night. The Gamecocks were able to generate three chances on goal offensively from senior Cat Barry (2) and junior Megan Spiehs (1) but were unable to find the back of the net.
The back line on both sides remained locked in the second half with neither team allowing more than three shots on goal. Hinz went on to make two more saves in the second half, tallying five total on the night. Ohba made three more saves as Carolina was able to generate more pressure on the attack in the second half but could not convert. The Gamecocks finished with a 12 (6) to 12 (5) advantage in shots on goal and a 5-2 advantage in corners.
- The Gamecocks held a 12 (6) to 12 (5) advantage in shots on goal.
- Carolina outgained the Rebels in corner kicks 5-2
- Standout goalkeeper Heather Hinz made five saves on the night forcing the 28th shutout of her career. She remains fourth all-time in the Gamecocks record books in career shutouts.
- Fifteen Gamecocks saw the field tonight. Defenders Hallie Meadows and Gracie Falla led Carolina in minutes played with 90 each.
South Carolina (9-1-5, 3-0-4) returns to action next Thursday Oct. 19 when they take on the Aggies of Texas A&M (7-5-3, 3-2-2) in College Station. Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. ET and the game can be streamed on SEC Network+.