Written by Antoine Lynch, Athletics Media Specialist
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's soccer team returns to action looking to break a three-match skid as they battle Salem University (W.V.) Friday, Nov. 1 Kickoff is slated for 2 p.m. from the Wake Competition Center. (Competition Center Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560).
Shaw will hold its senior day festivities before the match honoring eight senior Bears.
The Bears will be looking to avenge a 2-0 loss to Newberry College on Wednesday, Oct. 30. in Newberry S.C. during their last outing. The loss drops their record to 3-10-2 on the season. Newberry outshot Shaw 20-6 for the contest with the just two of those being on goal for the Bears. Newberry also dominated in corner kick attempts finishing the match with 10-0 spread over Shaw.
Salem (W.V.) enters Friday's match after being shut out by nationally ranked Wingate 5-0 on Oct. 30 in Wingate, N.C. The Tigers enter the contest 6-9-1 overall. Salem (W.V.) just recently slipped past the Bears on Saturday, Oct. 25 in a 4-3 OT contest played in Morgantown, W.V.
Live stats will be available on www.shawbears.com
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