HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The No. 5-ranked Lander men's soccer team got goals from Tom Marriott and Robbie Young to lift the Bearcats to a 2-1 victory oer Alabama Huntsville in the season opener on Friday night.
UAH (0-1) answered 28 minutes later on a converted penalty kick, but Marriott, playing his first match as a Bearcat delivered the game-winner in the 75th minute.
The two teams combined for just 10 shot attempts on the night, with Lander holding a 6-4 edge. Jacob Withers made three saves in the win for the Bearcats.
Lander continues its season-opening road trip on Sunday afternoon with a 1:00 p.m. match at West Alabama.
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