Poole's Goal Lifts UMW Men's Soccer Past Va. Wesleyan
|90:00 - 2nd||1||2||T|
|Mary Washington (6-5)||0||1||1|
|Va. Wesleyan (3-7-1)||0||0||0|
|2nd - 69:53||Matt Poole (Mary Washington)|
|Mary Washington||Va. Wesleyan|
Matt Poole - 1
Sh: Matt Poole - 3
Sv: Tyler Back - 1
Sh: 3 Players (#4, #17, #21 - 3)
Sv: Scott Westfall - 8
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mary Washington||Va. Wesleyan|
|Shots (on goal)||14 (9)||12 (1)|
Senior midfielder Matt Poole scored in the 70th minute to propel the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Virginia Wesleyan College on Wednesday night in Virginia Beach. The Eagles improve to 6-5 on the season.
After a scoreless first half, the Eagles found the nets at 69:53 when his shot deflected off the VWC goalkeeper and into goal. In all, the Eagles led in shots, 14-12, but Va. Wesleyan had just one shot on frame all evening. UMW also held a 9-3 advantage in corner kicks.
UMW sophomore goalkeeper Tyler Back made one save for the Eagles.
Mary Washington will host Wesley College on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Capital Athletic Conference action.