BEARS SOCCER FALLS TO CHOWAN IN SEASON OPENER

BEARS SOCCER FALLS TO CHOWAN IN SEASON OPENER

MURFREESBORO, N.C. Shaw University men's soccer dropped its season opener on Thursday to Chowan University with a score of 5-1.

 

Chowan took the first punch with a Trevin Myers goal from Mitchell Levi Lewis at the 20:28 mark. The Bears would respond thanks to a penalty kick from senior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) with 34:08 on the clock to even the score at halftime.

 

In the second half, Myers scored his second goal of the game at the 55:45 mark which led to the Hawks going on a 4-0 run. The Bears showed fight but the in the end it would be all Chowan as the Hawks scored three more goals down the stretch in that 4-0 run to secure the win over Shaw.

 

For the contest, Shaw tallied 10 saves from goalkeeper Theo Delaleu (Les Essarts Le Roi, France) but the Bears saw a disadvantage in total shots as the Hawks outshot Shaw, 18-9 and an 8-5 ratio in corner kicks.

 

The Bears will look to bounce back with its home opener on Sunday, Sept. 2 versus West Liberty at the MAC. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. The MAC is located on 8924 Midway West Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617.

 

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