BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State's David Dodge scored the game's only goal in the 68th minute to propel the Mountaineers to a 1-0 Southern Conference win over UNCG, Saturday at ASU Soccer Stadium.
Dodge scored after teammate Mark Bridges knocked a shot off the goal post. Dodge corralled the rebound and punched a shot past UNCG keeper Peyton Ford.
UNCG (4-6-0 overall, 1-1-0 SoCon) had five shots on goal in the second half, including two after Dodge's goal. But ASU (7-2-2, 2-0-0) keeper Danny Free made the stop each time, finishing the match with six saves overall.
Ford finished with five saves for the Spartans, including four in the first half.
The Spartans were out-shot by the Mountaineers, 13-7. Oddur Gudmundsson led UNCG with four shots. Both teams took six shots on goal and each squad also had four corner kicks.
UNCG returns to action by hosting SoCon foe Davidson, 7 p.m., Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Soccer Game Summary (Final)
2011 UNCG Men's Soccer
UNCG vs Appalachian State (Oct 08, 2011 at Boone, N.C.)
UNCG (4-6-0, 1-1-0 SoCon) vs. Appalachian State (7-2-2, 2-0-0 SoCon)
Date: Oct 08, 2011 Attendance: 243
Weather: mid-low 50s; partly cloudy; still wind
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
UNCG................ 0 0 - 0
Appalachian State... 0 1 - 1
1. 67:33 ASU David Dodge (1) (Mark Bridges) - rebound off left post, shot into right side from six yds
Shots: UNCG 9, Appalachian State 13
Saves: UNCG 5 (Peyton Ford 5), Appalachian State 6 (Danny Free 6)