Men's Soccer Falls To Erskine 3-1

Men's Soccer Falls To Erskine 3-1

Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive fell to Erskine College 3-1 in Conference Carolinas men's soccer at Amon Field Saturday afternoon.

Game Information
Score: Erskine 3, Mount Olive 1
Records: Mount Olive (0-6-0, 0-3-0); Erskine (5-1-0, 3-0-0)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • The first half was a stalemate as neither team's defense allowed a score with both squads registering four shots.

Second Half

  • Erskine snuck in the game's first goal as the Flying Fleet's Jesse Foreman pushed a ball through the Trojans keeper's knees in the 56th minute.
  • Cameron Whitehurst added another goal in the 63rd minute off a header to the far post.
  • Mount Olive fought back in the 65th minute as Nikolai Iotov beat a Flying Fleet defender and struck for goal, finding the back of the net.
  • The Flying Fleet put the final goal of the contest home in the 70th minute with a shot from 15 yards out.

Key Stats

  • Nine different Trojans recorded a shot in the match.
  • Iotov led the squad with two shots, both on goal, and one goal.

Up Next

Mount Olive will hit the road to take on Brevard September 27 at 4 p.m.