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No. 25 men's soccer blasts Lenoir-Rhyne, 7-1

No. 25 men's soccer blasts Lenoir-Rhyne, 7-1

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's soccer team used its highest-scoring performance of the season to dispatch Lenior-Rhyne, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Van Taylor Stadium.

Lander (9-3-2) jumped all over the Bears (7-8-1) early, scoring on its first two shots of the night. Harry Bircumshaw netted the night's first goal just 50 seconds into the match and less than four minutes later, the Bearcats doubled the lead on a goal from Max McNulty.

Lenoir-Rhyne found the back of the net in the at the 18:48 mark to cut the deficit to 2-1. 

The Bearcats wasted no time adding to their lead in the second half as Thibault Chretien put Lander up 3-1 in the 49th minute. Just 100 seconds later, Robbie Young found the back of the net to make the score 4-1. Max Bolton tallied a pair of goals in the 61st and 77th minutes and Brice Baillet scored his first goal of the season at the  cap the scoring on the night. McNulty finished with a pair of assists on the evening, while George Knight also recorded two assists. 

Lander hosts Georgia Southwestern Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

 

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