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16th ranked Coastal Carolina Defeats Wofford, 2-1

Published: October 18, 2011

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The 16th-ranked Coastal Carolina men's soccer team won their eighth straight game and remained perfect on the road after defeating Wofford College, 2-1, Tuesday night in Spartanburg, S.C.

Ricky Garbanzo opened the scoring in the 28th minute on a pass from Henrik Robstad from the right side of the box for his fourth goal of the season.

The second goal was scored after Garbanzo was taken down in the box by Alex Hutchins in the 38th minute.  The nation's second leading goal scorer, Ashton Bennett netted the penalty kick for his 15th goal of the year to give the Chants a 2-0 halftime lead.

Wofford's lone goal came after a penalty kick by Hutchins in the 70th minute pulling the Terriers within one.

Coastal improved to 3-1 against Southern Conference opponents and 12-2 overall.

The Chants out shot the Terriers 15-5 and Coastal had seven corner kicks to Wofford's two. Each team was caught offside twice.

The 16th-ranked Chanticleers return home after a three game road stretch Friday, Oct. 21 at 4:00 p.m. to take on VMI at the CCU Soccer Field.

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