Zamora and Rocco help #20 FMU blank UNG 1-0

Zamora and Rocco help #20 FMU blank UNG 1-0

DAHLONEGA, GA – Sophomore forward Alvaro Zamora scored 2:19 into the second half and 20th-ranked Francis Marion University registered its sixth shutout of the year as the Patriots downed the University of North Georgia 1-0, Saturday afternoon (Oct. 19) in Peach Belt Conference men's soccer action.

Francis Marion improves to 8-2-1 overall and 2-1-0 in the PBC, while the Nighthawks drop to 4-6-1 and 1-1-0.  The Patriots return home to hold Senior Night on Monday (Oct. 21) when the Patriots entertain Shaw University at 6 p.m. on Hartzler Field.

Francis Marion outshot North Georgia 14-5 and held a 12-8 advantage in corner kicks.  The Patriot defense limited UNG to only one shot on goal, and that occurred in the 20th minute.

Zamora tallied an unassisted score at the 47:19 mark.  It was his team-leading fourth goal of the season and his third match-winner.

Patriot junior goalkeeper Maximiliano Rocco finished with one save, while UNG's Conner Domaleski made three stops.

Zamora led FMU with three shots, while five other Patriots recorded two shots apiece.


#20 Francis Marion Univ. (8-2-1, 2-1-0) def. North Georgia (4-6-1, 1-1-0) 1-0
Date: 10/19/19      Attendance: 215
Goals by period           1  2  Tot
Francis Marion Univ.    0  1 -  1
North Georgia.......      0  0 -  0

1-0.  47:19 FMU Alvaro Zamora (4) (unassisted)

Shots: Francis Marion Univ. 14, North Georgia 5 ; Saves: Francis Marion 1 (Maximiliano Rocco 1), North Georgia 3 (Conner Domaleski 3)