UMW Men's Soccer Tops Catholic, 3-0
|Mary Washington (4-1)||2||1||3|
|1st - 18:03||Nick Shepherd (Mary Washington)|
|1st - 28:19||Patrick Kelly (Mary Washington)|
|2nd - 59:23||Patrick Kelly (Mary Washington)|
Sh: Ian Smith - 2
Sv: Cam McGrory - 2
Patrick Kelly - 2
A: 3 Players (#5, #7, #15 - 1)
Sh: Patrick Kelly - 3
|TEAM STATISTICS||Catholic||Mary Washington|
|Shots (on goal)||5 (0)||6 (5)|
Freshman Patrick Kelly scored a pair of goals, and junior Nick Shepherd scored one goal and assisted on another to lead the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Catholic University on Wednesday afternoon at the Battleground. UMW improves to 4-1 on the year.
Shepherd opened the scoring for UMW, netting his second goal in as many games at 18:03 on a pass from senior Matt Alter. The Eagles upped the lead to 2-0 at 28:19, as Kelly scored on a well-placed pass from Shepherd. UMW led at halftime, 2-0.
The Eagles capped the scoring at 59:23 as Kelly scored on an Omar Ismail assist. The Eagles led in shots, 6-5, and Catholic led in corner kicks, 3-2. Sophomore goalie Tyler Back recorded his third shutout in four games for UMW.
Mary Washington will return to action on Saturday when they visit Montclair State University at noon.