Men’s Soccer Falls to Rhodes in Sunday SAA Contest

Men’s Soccer Falls to Rhodes in Sunday SAA Contest

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's soccer team saw a 44th minute goal by Rhodes be the ultimate decision, as the Lynx down the Tigers, 1-0, Sunday afternoon.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Rhodes (7-3, 3-1) 1, Sewanee (5-6-1, 1-3) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers and the Lynx were held scoreless until the 44th minute. After a Sewanee offside and a foul, Rhodes retained possession and got the ball in the next thanks to Ben Tang's first goal of the season via an Austin Ly assist.

-In an aggressive contest, the teams combined for 31 shots (16-15 in favor of Rhodes), but the 1-0 score would hold up.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Kyle Johnston led all strikers with four shots on Sunday, one on goal.

-Evan Stuber (2-2) saved four shots in full time.

RHODES KEY STATISTICS
-Travis Tuerff also took four shots, one on goal.

-Ben Tang scored the one goal on two shots, both on goal.

-Patrick Wilkerson (3-0) saved six shots to earn the clean sheet.

UP NEXT
The Tigers' final four regular season matches will take place from the confines of Puett Field. Birmingham-Southern will be the first team to make the trip to the Domain Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

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