UMW Men's Soccer Tops Catholic, 3-0

Freshman Patrick Kelly scored a pair of goals, and junior Nick Shepherd scored one goal and assisted on another to lead the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Catholic University on Wednesday afternoon at the Battleground. UMW improves to 4-1 on the year.

Shepherd opened the scoring for UMW, netting his second goal in as many games at 18:03 on a pass from senior Matt Alter. The Eagles upped the lead to 2-0 at 28:19, as Kelly scored on a well-placed pass from Shepherd. UMW led at halftime, 2-0.

The Eagles capped the scoring at 59:23 as Kelly scored on an Omar Ismail assist. The Eagles led in shots, 6-5, and Catholic led in corner kicks, 3-2. Sophomore goalie Tyler Back recorded his third shutout in four games for UMW.

Mary Washington will return to action on Saturday when they visit Montclair State University at noon.