No.2 Lees-McRae Cruises Past The Abbey, 3-0

Box score

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Berin Boracic, one goal and two assists, was involved in all three of the No. 2 Lees-McRae College Bobcats (10-0, 6-0) goals Tuesday night in the 3-0 win over the Belmont Abbey Crusaders (5-5-1, 3-4) in Conference Carolinas men's soccer action at Tate Field.

Boracic, who currently sits eighth in the NCAA in points per game and goals per game, had four total points tonight. On the season the former All-American has 11 goals and five assists for 27 total points.

Boracic's first goal came in the 11th minute when he gathered a loose ball and sent a bending ball inside the near post from 20-yards to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead.

Luke Perry notched the Bobcats second goal in the 24th minute to make it 2-0. Jamie Price sent a cross from the far side into the box where Boracic laid it off to Perry for the goal.

Richard Guffens, who leads the NCAA in assists per game, scored the third and final goal of the match in at the 30-minute mark. Boracic sent a cross to Dale Parker who flicked it to Guffen's head for the goal.

Sean Paradise earned the win in net with one save, while Jon Max Bolling had the loss despite eight saves and quality work in net for The Abbey.

Lees-McRae held a definitive shot advantage, 24-5, and corner kick advantage, 8-4, in the match.

The Bobcats will travel to Anderson Saturday at 7 p.m. for their next match.