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Saturday, August 17, 2019
Florida drops 3-2 decision at No. 23 Wake Forest
Mary Howard UF
Florida was edged 3-2 on a late goal at No. 23 Wake Forest Saturday evening.
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A late goal gave Wake Forest a 3-2 win over Florida soccer in a preseason match held Saturday at Spry Stadium.
Florida faces nine teams among the preseason United Soccer Coaches top 25 poll during the course of the 2019 regular season. Saturday's exhibition match pushes Florida's meetings versus preseason top 25 teams to 10, as the Demon Deacons open the season at No. 23.
About Saturday's Exhibition:
The Demon Deacons scored first when junior Abby McNamara stepped in front of a pass in the Florida box. Her shot from 12 yards scored in the 14th minute.
Gator junior Alex Stubblebine tied the match in the 29th minute when she scored from eight yards off the pass from sophomore Cassidy Lindley.
Late in the second half, each team scored to again tie the match. Redshirt freshman Samantha Tobar's left-footed strike from 30 yards scored in the upper corner to put UF ahead 2-1 in the 83rd minute.
Florida drops 3-2 decision at No. 23 Wake Forest - Florida Gators