September 2, 2012

LC Men’s Soccer Defeats Gwynedd-Mercy 2-0

For immediate release – 9/2/2012 - #025
LC Men's Soccer Defeats Gwynedd-Mercy 2-0

SALEM, VA – The Lynchburg College men's soccer team earned its first win of the 2012 season Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 victory over Gwynedd-Mercy College (PA) in the Roanoke College Classic.

The game was scoreless for the first half and the first part of the second before the Hornets struck. Sophomore forward Luke Moore collected a rebound and found the back of the net at the 61:43 mark to break the tie. Freshman David Steele followed less than two minutes later with an unassisted breakaway tally to put LC ahead 2-0.

The Hornets out-shot Gwynedd-Mercy 15-6 and held an 11-2 edge in corner kicks. Junior keeper Michael Releford made two saves to record the shutout, and Griffin net-minder Matt Chilcote recorded seven stops.

The Hornets (1-1) host the four-team Shellenberger Classic next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9, with games scheduled for 4 and 6:30 p.m. each day.