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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Florida Gators women’s soccer team dropped their third straight contest with a 2-0 road loss to the Tennessee Volunteers. The Gators record is now 4-3-2.

Tennessee controlled most of the possession during the match, outshooting the Gators 13-8. The Volunteers also had eight corners to Florida’s one.

The Volunteers scored once in each half, with Sizzy Lawton scoring first in the 24th minute. Jordan Fusco gave Lawton the feed at the edge of the box and she put it in the far post past Gator keeper Alexa Goldberg.

Kate Runyon scored in the 62nd minute with an unassisted long-shot just beyond the 18. She took on two Florida defenders and shot it over Goldberg’s head, hitting the crossbar and going in.

Goldberg tallied five saves in the match.

The Gators will look to get back on track at home this Sunday, September 24 against the Kentucky Wildcats. The game will take place on ESPNU and kick-off is slated for 2 p.m.

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