UMW Men's Soccer Tops Marymount, 2-0, in CAC Tourney First Round
|Mary Washington (11-6-1)||1||1||2|
|Marymount (Va.) (4-11-2)||0||0||0|
|1st - 19:27||Matt Alter (Mary Washington)|
|2nd - 68:31||Kevin Murphy (Mary Washington)|
|Mary Washington||Marymount (Va.)|
2 Players (#3, #7 - 1)
A: 3 Players (#7, #10, #31 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#7, #10 - 3)
Sv: Tyler Back - 3
Sh: 4 Players (#6, #7, #12, #18 - 2)
Sv: Mike Madigan - 4
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mary Washington||Marymount (Va.)|
|Shots (on goal)||15 (6)||8 (3)|
Senior Matt Alter and junior Kevin Murphy each scored goals to lead the University of Mary Washington men's soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Marymount University on Sunday afternoon in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. The Eagles improve to 11-7-1 overall, and will advance to the CAC semifinals on Wednesday at Salisbury University.
The win avenges a regular season loos at Marymount for the Eagles, ranked fifth in the region this week. Alter started the scoring at 19:27 on assists from Tommy Sangbouasy and Jake Doyle. UMW held the lead at 1-0 at halftime.
UMW added an insurance tally at 68:31, as Murphy scored on an Alter assist on a breakaway. The Eagles led in shots, 15-8, and in corner kicks, 14-3. Sophomore goalie Tyler Back had three saves in goal for UMW, registering his school record-tying ninth solo shutout of the year.
The Eagles will have another opportunity to avenge an earlier defeat in the CAC semifinals on Wednesday when they visit Salisbury University at 2:30 p.m. Salisbury previously topped UMW, 2-0, this year.