By Kyle Spencer
Texas State soccer is now 2-0 in conference play with 3-1 victory over Georgia State.
Coming off of an emotional overtime victory over Little Rock, the Bobcats were faced with a quick turnaround on Sunday afternoon with the Panthers coming to town.
Georgia State struck quickly in the first period, taking a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute off of a goal by Caitlin Ray. Freshman Heather Martin got the start for the Bobcats and gave up her first goal of the season, and the first of her career to Ray.
Texas State’s Head Coach, Kat Conner, made a substitution and put in Alyssa Phelan for Brooke Ramsey in the 17th minute. Seven minutes later, Phelan put the Bobcats on the board off of the assist from Kassi Hormuth, tying up the game 1-1.
Texas State had a total of six shots, compared to Georgia State’s three, in the first period.
To start the second period, Phelan played the role of the assist man and assisted Jordan Kondikoff on a goal to give the Bobcats a 2-1 lead. Kondikoff now has two goals on the season, and Phelan got her second assist on the season.
In the final 10 minutes, Hormuth takes it herself and adds some cushioning to the lead, putting the Bobcats up 3-1 and seal the game. Martin also made a key save to preserve the lead late in the second period. Martin finished the day with two saves.
The Bobcats will not be in action until Friday when they travel to Boone, North Carolina for a conference battle with Appalachian State.