Trojans Men's Soccer Draws 0-0 With Newberry

Photo by Bobby Williams
Photo by Bobby Williams

Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive men's soccer team came away with a 0-0 draw against Newberry College at Amon Field in non-conference action at Amon Field Thursday night.

Match Information
Score: Mount Olive 0, Newberry 0
Records: Mount Olive (1-0-1); Newberry (1-0-1)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • Mount Olive had a couple of chances early to score as UMO had back-to-back corner kicks at the 23:21 mark.
  • The game took a turn when Mount Olive went a man up following a red card to a Newberry College player in the 25th minute.
  • Despite the player advantage Mount Olive was unable to find a score at the half.

Second Half

  • The Trojans continued to exchange shots with the Wolves in the second half and had an unfortunate change in the momentum when a red card was issued to a Trojan in the 76th minute.
  • After the teams became even strength again neither could find a goal and extra time was needed.


  • Newberry outshot Mount Olive 6-to-3 in the two overtime periods but once againneither teamcould best the opposing keeper and the game ended in a draw. 

Up Next

Mount Olive returns to action on September 5, when the Trojans host Catawba College at Amon Field. First kick is set for 7 p.m. in a regional non-conference match-up.