October 3, 2012

Poole's Goal Lifts UMW Men's Soccer Past Va. Wesleyan

Senior midfielder Matt Poole scored in the 70th minute to propel the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Virginia Wesleyan College on Wednesday night in Virginia Beach. The Eagles improve to 6-5 on the season.

After a scoreless first half, the Eagles found the nets at 69:53 when his shot deflected off the VWC goalkeeper and into goal. In all, the Eagles led in shots, 14-12, but Va. Wesleyan had just one shot on frame all evening. UMW also held a 9-3 advantage in corner kicks.

UMW sophomore goalkeeper Tyler Back made one save for the Eagles.

Mary Washington will host Wesley College on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Capital Athletic Conference action.