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Seahawk women's soccer drops first game in loss to NC State

UNCW women's soccer dropped their first game in a loss to NC State (Source:UNCW) UNCW women's soccer dropped their first game in a loss to NC State (Source:UNCW)

From UNCW

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior goalkeeper Carolyn Huddy tallied two saves, but UNCW was unable to keep its unbeaten streak alive as NC State posted a 2-0 non-conference victory over the Seahawks at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Sunday afternoon. 

Junior forward Jackie Stengel and freshman midfielderTziarra King each scored a goal as the Wolfpack improved to 4-2-0 on the season with their third consecutive win. UNCW, which suffered its first loss, dropped to 4-1-1 on the season. 
 
Stengel gave NC State an early 1-0 lead in the 18th minute when she converted a crossing pass fromKristina Schuster for her team-high fifth goal of the season.

King upped the advantage to 2-0 midway through the second half when she connected on a long shot from 25 yards to score her third goal of the year.
 
Led by six saves from sophomore goalkeeper Sydney Wootten, the Wolfpack limited UNCW to a season-low 11 shots en route to the shutout win.
 
#SeahawkStats: NC State has won all six previous meetings in the series against UNCW … The Wolfpack played at UNCW for the first time since 1999 … Sophomore midfielder Meg Salvadore made her first career start against the Wolfpack … UNCW hosted an ACC opponent in regular season play for the first time since 2010 … The Seahawks allowed the game's opening goal for the first time this year … Sunday's loss snapped an 11-game home unbeaten streak for UNCW, dating back to the 2014 season … The Seahawks have outshot their opponent in all six games this year.
 
Up Next for UNCW: The Seahawks visit Furman on Sunday, Sept. 11, for a 1 p.m. contest against the Paladins.

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