NSU Falls Against Embry-Riddle in SSC Semifinal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Despite the strong offensive attack by the Sharks, they were unable to find the back of the net in the closing minutes of the match. Nova Southeastern falls in this SSC semifinal against Embry-Riddle 2-1. 

SCORE: Nova Southeastern 1, Embry-Riddle 2
RECORDS: Nova Southeastern (9-2-4, 6-1-3), Embry Riddle (12-0-5, 5-0-5)
LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FLA. I NSU Soccer Complex
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  • The Sharks came out aggressive on offense, putting pressure on the Eagle’s defense.
  • Dani Correa had a header that was on target but was knocked away by the Eagle’s goalie. Shortly after the SSC Player of the Year, Luana Grabias, came down and fired a dart that barely missed the goal.
  • Defensively the Sharks were lockdown in the first half, not giving Embry-Riddle any room to operate, and limiting their shot attempts on goal. 
  • At the beginning of the second half, Embry-Riddle broke the tie, scoring the 1st goal of the game.
  • In the 67th minute, Sofia Suarez gave the Sharks life, evening the score with an impressive goal, thanks to a great setup by Grabias. 
  • Embry-Riddle answered with a goal of their own to reclaim their lead. 
  • Grabias had another great look at the goal, taking her defender one-on-one but her shot was off-target.
  • NSU continued to attack the Embry-Riddle defense but couldn’t convert, dropping this one to the Eagles 2-1.

The Nova Southeastern Sharks now await the NCAA Tournament selection show on November 7th at 7:00 pm.

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