September 26, 2009

Boracic Scores All Three as No. 4 Bobcats Beat No. 23 Cobras, 3-1

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Lees-McRae's Berin Boracic notched all three goals, as the No. 4 Bobcats defeated the No. 23 Coker Cobras 3-1 on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas men's soccer.

The victory keeps the Bobcats perfect on the year, 7-0 overall and 3-0 in conference, while the loss gives the Cobras their first of the season and drops them to 7-1-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Boracic notched his first goal of the afternoon at the 29-minute mark with a blast from 25-yards. Less than ten minutes later, Boracic struck again, this time he took a shot just inside the penalty area that tipped off a Coker defender past the Cobra keeper James Sweeny Lees-McRae took a 2-0 lead into the half.

After the break, the Cobras got on the board with a goal from senior Mike Crook in the 49th minute off a penalty kick.

Boracic secured the Bobcat victory in the 61st minute with his third goal of the match, another defection off a Cobra defender.

Sean Paradise made three saves in the win for the Bobcats, and Sweeny made three saves in the loss for the Cobras.

Lees-McRae held a slight advantage on shots 12-9.

Boracic has now scored the Bobcats last five goals in two games, and leads the team with eight goals, including three game-winning goals.

Lees-McRae returns to action September 30th when they host Barton at Tate Field.

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2009 Season Stats

Pictured: Berin Boracic