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No. 5 men's soccer tops Alabama Huntsville in opener

No. 5 men's soccer tops Alabama Huntsville in opener

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. 

The Bearcats (1-0) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 15th minute when Max Bolton connected with Robbie Young, who netted the first goal of the season to put Lander on top. 

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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