Mt. Pleasant S.C. – College of Charleston's Maryam Buazza found the back of the net with just 1:13 left in regulation to give the Cougars a 1-0 victory over Furman in Southern Conference women's soccer action on Sunday afternoon at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
The loss snapped Furman's seven-match winning streak and dropped the Paladins to 8-2-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the SoCon. The Cougars improved to 3-6-0 overall and 2-0 in league play.
Buazza weaved her way into the right side of the box and unleashed a shot from near the penalty spot that beat Paladin goalkeeper Rose Hull at the 88:47 mark for the only tally of the match.
Furman had threatened to break the deadlock several times in the final half hour of regulation as India Robinson rattled a shot off of the cross bar and Stephanie DeVita forced CofC keeper Eli Sarasota into a pair of saves.
Charleston outshot the Paladins 14-11, including a 6-3 edge in shots on goal, while Furman earned five corner kicks to just three for the Cougars.
Sarasota stopped three shots to earn the victory in goal for CofC. Hull, who suffered her first loss in the Paladin net, finished with five saves.
Furman returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Birmingham to face the Samford Bulldogs. Fans can follow live statistics for the match by logging onto www.FurmanPaladins.com.