BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC - The Montreat College men's soccer team saw their two match win streak halted as they fell 2-0 to #11 Union (KY) College on Saturday afternoon at Howard Fisher Memorial Field.
A scoreless first half was broken when the Bulldogs scored late in the 44th minute and they would take a 1-0 lead into halftime. The score would remain that way until the visitors broke free for a goal in the 73rd minute to secure the victory. The Cavaliers were agressive offensively, getting off 15 shots, but were unable to find the back of the net.
Montreat (5-4, 0-2 AAC) will hit the road to take on Tennesee-Wesleyan on Tuesday, October 4th at 3:30pm.
COLUMBIA, SC - The Montreat College men's soccer team continued their run of impressive play, securing a big 3-0 win on the road against Columbia International on Saturday.
The Cavaliers (5-3, 0-1 AAC) got on the board in the 8th minute when Joevanni Ordaz chipped in a shot over the keeper to give the team a 1-0 lead. Both defneses would clamp down for the rest of the first half and the teams would remain scoreless until Adrian Ionescu (JR/Queensland, Australia) drilled a free kick into the back of the net in the 77th minute to push the Montreat lead to 2-0. Late in the 85th minute Dale McClelland (JR/Ayr, Scotland) connected with George Stanley (JR/West Yorkshire, England), who scored to seal the victory. Miguel Tudon (JR/Vila-Real, Spain) was excellent in goal, shutting down the Rams for his third shutout of the season.
Montreat, winners of five of their last six matches, will be back in action on Homecoming Saturday (October 1st) when they play host to #13 Union (KY) at 3:30pm at Howard Fisher Memorial Field.
BEREA, KY - The Montreat College men's soccer team picked up another win on Monday, shutting out Berea College 6-0.
The victory was the fourth in five games for the Cavaliers (4-3, 0-1 AAC) and their second shutout of the season. Jeovanni Ordaz (SO/Veracruz, Mexico) got things going early in the match when he struck for an unassisted goal in the 4th minute. Montreat would find the back of the net again six minutes later when Blake Kennedy (SR/Gladstone, Australia) found Dale McClelland (JR/Ayr, Scotland) for a score to push the lead to 2-0 ten minutes into the match. Francisco Prade would add a goal in the 13th minute while Ordaz capitalized on a penalty kick for his second goal just before the half as the Cavaliers took a 4-0 lead into halftime.
In the second half, Montreat would add to their lead as McClelland found Prado for a score in the 52nd minute. Just before the final horn, the Cavaliers got one final score courtesy of Aaron Trevarthen (JR/McGraths Hill, Australia).
Francisco Gonzalz and Chua A (SO/Kontum, Vietnam) combined to post a shutout in goal. Montreat outshot Berea 12-5 and held a 4-2 advantage in corner kicks.
The Cavaliers will be back in action on Saturday, September 24th when they travel to take on Columbia International. Match time is set for 7pm.