LMC Men's Soccer Falls Short at Carson-Newman, 2-1

LMC Men's Soccer Falls Short at Carson-Newman, 2-1

Photo Credit to Gerry Wall

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Nathan Watt tallied his first goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae men's soccer team was downed, 2-1, by Carson-Newman Saturday evening at McCown Field in Jefferson City, Tenn.

The Eagles (1-0) scored twice in 10 minutes in the first half. The Bobcats' (0-2) Watt (Newcastle, United Kingdom) registered three shots.

CNU jumped out to a 1-0 lead when Samuel Jenkins found the back of the net at the 29:49 mark.

The Eagles pushed the advantage to two, 2-0 when Bruno Andrade score while Marius Staalby earned the assist.

Watt blasted a shot home to cut the deficit in half, 2-1, in the 52th minute.

LMC's Thomas Deeley (Oxford, England) put a shot on frame with 2:16 remaining, but CNU's Joe Boyd made the save.

Watt had a shot sail high with 34 seconds left.

Goalkeeper Tyler Pavlet (Goodyear, Ariz.) made eight saves.

The Bobcats welcome Tusculum Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 7 p.m. to Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

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