Men’s Soccer Extends Win Streak to Five After Dominating Victory at Piedmont

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

DEMOREST, Ga. - The Sewanee men's soccer team concluded the non-conference portion of the 2019 regular season schedule with a 4-1 win over Piedmont Wednesday night from the Walker Athletic Complex.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (11-3-1) 4, Piedmont (7-7-2) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers opened the scoring early in the 12th and 19th minutes. Christian Kirk netted his third goal of the year off a Thompson Schollaert pass. Six and a half minutes later, Schollaert followed with a goal of his own from Bryan Franklin.

-Piedmont avoided the shutout with a 30th minute penalty kick goal, but it was the visitors in Sewanee with the 2-1 advantage at the intermission.

-Sewanee pulled away from Piedmont in the second half thanks to two goals. In the 52nd minute, Tashinga Vhumisai found a wide open Evan Poole for his fourth goal of the season.

-In the 65th minute, Marco Randazzo struck for his first goal of the year from a Kirk cross.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Thompson Schollaert recorded three points on Wednesday night with a goal and assist each on five total shots. The sophomore has recorded a goal in each of his last five matches.

-Christian Kirk added a goal and assist each in the win as well.

-Evan Poole had three total shots, two on-target, with a goal.

James Murray (11-3-1) stopped five shots in 78:24 in goal.

PIEDMONT KEY STATISTICS
-Jose Linares, Jarrett Scott, Cameron Earls and Luke Tekliemariam each had two shots to lead the Lions.

-Sam Pelletier (4-4-1) recorded eight saves in full time.

UP NEXT
Sewanee concludes the regular season at Centre Saturday afternoon.

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