High Point, NC.- The Men's Soccer team traveled to High Point, NC. Saturday afternoon to face Laurel University. The Screaming Eagles came into this game with a lot of positivity. Even though the Men's Soccer team has faced some defeat so far this season, they still have a lot of fight in them. The Men's Soccer team is a very young team, they are still in the process of rebuilding. Head Coach Ste Heu was able to recruit 11 new freshman this year. This can make winning games a challenge when you have lots eager, young players, in the game.
The first part of the game was stronger defensively for the Screaming Eagles, the Lions were only able to score 2 of their goals in the first half. The goalkeeper for the Screaming Eagles Cristian Tinoco (FR/Gainesville, GA) had 3 saves in the first part of the game. Offensively the Screaming Eagles struggled with only scoring 1 goal in the first part of the game.
In the second part of the game, the Screaming Eagles played a weaker defense allowing the Lions to score 3 goals. The Screaming Eagles played a stronger offense scoring 2 goals. Even though the Screaming Eagles had a lot of fight in them, they were unable to pull off the win, the final score was 3-5.
The Men's Soccer team looks forward to improving at their next home game against Warren Wilson College September 12th, at 6 PM.