Chattanooga FC Women Win At Atlanta

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Chattanooga FC women’s team traveled to Atlanta Sunday and came away with a dominating 3-1 victory over the Georgia Revolution. After falling behind 1-0 as a result of a questionable penalty awarded to the Revs 20 minutes in, CFC rallied to score 3 unanswered goals. 

Elisha Fry converted a penalty at the 37th minute to tie the game going into halftime. In the 49th minute, a great assist from Nikki Gears set up Kristina Heredia for the 2nd goal. In the 55th minute, Blair Barker out jumped the Revs’ keeper to score CFC’s final goal. 

Head Coach Patrick Winecoff praised the play of the CFC back line which consists of Alma Gardarsdottir, Josie Love Roebuck, Paige Elliott, and Brittney Reed as well as keeper Becca Toler. 

Six different CFC women have scored in the last two games and the team is riding a three-game winning streak into Saturday’s 5 pm kickoff vs. the Knoxville Lady Force at Finley Stadium.


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