WILKES SCORES AS SHAW MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO BELMONT ABBEY, 4-1

WILKES SCORES AS SHAW MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO BELMONT ABBEY, 4-1

BELMONT, N.C.  – Junior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) scored in the 74th minute as the Shaw University men's soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to Belmont Abbey Wednesday afternoon.

 

Wilke scored the game's last goal and lone score for the Bears (0-2-1) during the contest, his second on the season. The Crusaders (3-0) scored the contests first goal under three minutes of action by Aaron Madison. Two minutes later, Juan Villa added to Belmont Abbey's score to give the Crusaders a 2-0 lead over Shaw.

 

The Crusaders would score two more goals, one at the 13-minute mark and the other at the 17th minute before heading into intermission with a 4-0 lead over the Bears.

 

Shaw was held to 15 shots and seven on goal while Belmont Abbey accounted 24 shots and 11 shots on goal. The Bears managed to hold a 7-6 advantage over the Crusaders in saves.

 

Freshamn goalkeeper Mynor Martinez (West Hampton, NY) tallied six saves in 73 minutes of play while freshman goalkeeper Santiago Farre (Barcelona, Spain) charted 1 save in 17 minutes of action.

 

The Bears will return to action on Friday, Sept. 15 at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala. The game is scheduled for 3 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw men's soccer and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit shawbears.com.