Men’s Soccer Nets Five Goals for Third Time in 2018, Routs Millsaps for Fifth Clean Sheet

Men’s Soccer Nets Five Goals for Third Time in 2018, Routs Millsaps for Fifth Clean Sheet

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's soccer team recorded its third five-goal performance of the 2018 season with a 5-0 rout of Millsaps Sunday afternoon from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (6-7-1, 2-4) 5, Millsaps (3-10-1, 1-5) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers got on the board early and did not let up. In the 10th minute, After Alpo Sipilä attempted to put the ball in the net on the corner, the Majors keeper deflected the ball out to Thompson Schollert, who fired the ball into the net for his second goal of the season.

-Almost 10 minutes later, Sipilä took another corner kick and connected with Bobby Zolper for his first goal of the year.

-Leading 2-0 in the 34th minute, Schollaert sent an arcing pass to Kyle Johnston who beat two defenders to score his ninth goal of the year.

-With less than two minutes left in the first half, Andrew Turk passed to Severin Velasco for his fourth goal of the season to make it a 4-0 score at intermission.

-Sewanee added a 57th-minute goal thanks to Schollaert's second goal of the match from Johnston.

-The Tigers finished the match with 22 shots and recorded their fifth clean sheet of 2018.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Thompson Schollaert recorded two goals on five total shots and an assist in Sunday's win.

-Kyle Johnston also added a goal and assist.

-Bobby Zolper and Severin Velasco each recorded a goal.

-James Murray (4-4) saved one shot as the defense held Millsaps to five shots.

MILLSAPS KEY STATISTICS
-Ruben Hamann took a shot on goal for the Majors.

-Alfie Miller (1-4) saved two shots in 35:18 in goal.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will step outside of conference play one final time on Tuesday when the Tigers host Piedmont at Puett Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

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