Shaw University

CIAA Soccer: Shaw Men fall on the road

Bears still seeking first win.

Courtesy: Shaw University

BELMONT, N.C.  – Junior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) scored in the 74th minute as the Shaw University men’s soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to Belmont Abbey Wednesday afternoon.

Wilke scored the game’s last goal and lone score for the Bears (0-2-1) during the contest, his second on the season. The Crusaders (3-0) scored the contests first goal under three minutes of action by Aaron Madison. Two minutes later, Juan Villa added to Belmont Abbey’s score to give the Crusaders a 2-0 lead over Shaw.

The Crusaders would score two more goals, one at the 13-minute mark and the other at the 17th minute before heading into intermission with a 4-0 lead over the Bears.

Big Saves

Shaw was held to 15 shots and seven on goal while Belmont Abbey accounted 24 shots and 11 shots on goal. The Bears managed to hold a 7-6 advantage over the Crusaders in saves.

Freshman goalkeeper Mynor Martinez (West Hampton, NY) tallied six saves in 73 minutes of play while freshman goalkeeper Santiago Farre (Barcelona, Spain) charted 1 save in 17 minutes of action.

The Bears will return to action on Friday, Sept. 15 at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala. The game is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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