HICKORY, N.C. – The Shaw University men's soccer team suffered a 5-3 setback at Lenoir-Rhyne University (10-4) Wednesday night. The Bears (5-8-1) scored three straight goals in the second half, including two from junior Andre Matzuda (Gardena, CA) but it would not be enough to overcome the first half deficit.
LRU held a 16-14 lead in shots, including a 10-8 edge in shots on goal for the contest.
Senior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) had eight shots, five on goal and one goal scored while Matzuda finished with two shots and two on goal. Junior Patrick Richter (Dusseldorf, Germany) finished with five saves.
Shaw will return to action on Oct. 26 at Wingate. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw men's soccer and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.