Golden Eagles fall on the road in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Tennessee Tech soccer team wrapped up its weekend trip Sunday in Charlotte, falling to the Charlotte 49ers 8-0.

Freshmen Tara Mahan and Erica Dow each posted a shot on goal for the Golden Eagles (0-3). Goalkeeper Kaitlyn Thacker played all 90 minutes, and finished the game with six saves.

Tech returns to Cookeville for its first home matches of the season against Appalachian State on Sept. 5, and Vanderbilt on Sept. 7. Admission to Tech's home soccer matches is free.