Senior Ryan Van Maanen scored the game's only goal in the 80th minute to lead the 19th ranked University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Christopher Newport University on Saturday afternoon at Homecoming at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 11-1-3 on the season.
In a battle that saw both teams have opportunities, the game remained scoreless until the 80th minute. Senior defender Gary Foley crossed the ball across the mouth of the goal to a sliding Van Maanen, who slid the ball into the open net for the game's only score.
Christopher Newport led in shots, 18-11, as well as corner kicks, 3-2. UMW goalkeeper Ken Kurtz registered six saves for the Eagles, while Zach Pedini had four for CNU.
The Eagles will close the season on Wednesday when they visit Southern Virginia University at 7:00 p.m.