The visiting Florida Gulf Coast Eagles used two goals in the first half by O'Vonte Mullings to sink the Liberty Flames 2-0 in an ASUN match, Saturday afternoon at Osborne Stadium.
The Mullings, the reigning ASUN Player of the Week, scored on a cross less than three minutes into the contest and netted his second goal of the game just before half.
Liberty falls to 0-4 in ASUN Conference and 4-10 overall. FGCU remains unbeaten in conference play with a 3-0-1 and moves to 6-6-2 overall.
Scoring Summary 3' – FGCU – O'Vonte Mullings (Shak Adams, Jahan Rajaee) 43' – FGCU – O'Vonte Mullings (Noah Bushey)
Turning Point Leading 1-0 during the 43rd minute, O'Vonte Mullings dropped the ball to midfielder Noah Bushey, who slipped the ball back to Mullings at the left corner of the goal box for a goal to give the Eagles a 2-0 advantage before halftime.
Key Stats & Notes • FGCU outshot Liberty, 10-5. The Flames held a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.
• No Flame had more than one shot attempt in the contest. FGCU held Liberty to one shot in the second half.
• Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero recorded two saves in the contest. FGCU keeper Connor Gavigan made one save.
• With two goals, Mullings now has seven on the season.
Up Next Liberty welcomes USC Upstate to Osborne Stadium, Tuesday. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. The contest will be the last non-conference match of the regular season for the Flames.