BEARS SOCCER TRAVEL TO LENOIR-RHYNE WEDNESDAY

BEARS SOCCER TRAVEL TO LENOIR-RHYNE WEDNESDAY

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Shaw University men's soccer will head to Hickory, N.C. to face Lenoir-Rhyne University Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8:30 p.m. The match will mark the first ever meeting between the two programs.

 

The game will offer live coverage on www.shawbears.com or www.lrbears.com.

 

Shaw has a 5-7-1 overall record entering tonight's match, the Bears defeated Mid-Atlantic Christian 15-1 in its last outing that featured 10 goals in the first half and five in the second. Senior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) recorded a program record, eight goals in the match on 13 shots while freshman Malte Ruether () registered three goals on five shots and four on goal.

 

As for Lenoir-Rhyne, the Bears are 9-4 entering tonight's game. LRU has won its last three games, including a 3-0 victory over Belmont Abbey on Oct. 20. Ignacio De goya finished with six shots, two on goal and one goal while Goncalo Garcia posted five on goal and score.

 

LRU is a member of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC).

 

Following tonight's game, the Bears have just three regular season contest left for 2018.

 

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