The Wofford Terriers suffered a huge loss of 5-1 when the College of Charleston men’s soccer team arrived on Saturday for the season opener of the Southern Conference. The Cougars, who improve to 5-2-1 (1-0-0 SoCon), were able to gain a strong lead and maintain their advantage throughout the game.
Almost 16 minutes into the first half, Tony Kattreh scored the first goal of the game, and his second goal of the season. Roughly seven minutes later, Connor Coons headed a pass from Ralhpie Lundy giving CofC a two-goal lead that only lasted a few seconds until Wofford scored their first and only goal of the game.
The scoreboard remained the same through the rest of the first half until the second period of the game began. Thanks to an assist from Francis Twohig, George Khoury scored his first goal of the season in the first minute putting the Cougars back at a two-point advantage.
The third Cougar of the game to score their first goal of the season was Shawn Ferguson who rebounded a shot made by Ralphie Lundy in the 65th minute.
Freshman Troy Peterson proceeded to score the fifth and final goal of the night from 10 yards away after receiving assists from both Sean de Silva (Port of Spain, Trinidad) and Joey De Mare in the 80th minute.
The Cougars will next face Georgia Southern in their second Southern Conference match on Saturday Oct. 24th in Statesboro, Ga.