WINCHESTER, Va. - The Shenandoah University men's soccer team earned a 3-1 win over Wilson College Wednesday night in the Hornets home opener.
Shenandoah (2-2-1) saw Wilson (1-3-1) take the early lead on a goal in the ninth minute, but SU tied with a goal in the 25th before taking the lead for good in the 35th.
HOW IT HAPPENED
25′ | Freshman Chance Hollins with a 25-yard shot along the ground that sneaks just inside left post for an equalizing tally.
79' | Nick Seymour takes a David corner kick and rips a 30-yard shot just under the crossbar for the insurance tally.
8′ | Aaron Russ crosses to Samuel Appiah, who heads ball off right post and in.
QUOTES FROM COACH
"I was very happy with our commitment and effort, head coach Matt Smith said. "It was nice to get a win in our home opener."
Shenandoah travels to Delaware Valley on Friday for a 4 p.m. non-league contest.
Tonight's game was the Hornets home opener
Shenandoah wore its red away uniforms at Wilson's request
SU outshot the Phoenix 23-13 and had a 10-3 advantage in corners
Hornets goalkeeper Sam Fischer had four saves
In the only previous meeting, Shenandoah defeated Wilson 4-0 on September 1, 2015. This was the first game in Wilson men's soccer history.