Trojans Earn Huge Road Win at No. 11 Lander; 3-1

Trojans Earn Huge Road Win at No. 11 Lander; 3-1

Greenwood, S.C. – Anderson University men's soccer team handed the No. 11th ranked Lander Bearcats only its second loss of the season, defeating Peach Belt Conference powerhouse 3-1 on Wednesday evening at Van Taylor Stadium.

With the win, the Trojans improve to 6-4-1 overall, while the Bearcats drop to 6-2-2 overall.

The Trojans opened the scoring in just the fifth minute of action when Lucas Mostajo close range shot deflected off of a Bearcat defender to put the Black and Gold up 1-0.

Lander scored the first half equalizer in the 37th minute on Jonah Miller's first goal of the season.

After a well defended corner kick, junior Harry Ward served sophomore Shalev Keter a pass that Keter who put just under the crossbar to put the Trojans up, 2-1, just inside the 83rd minute of play.

Anderson sealed the match after Myles Duncan found Conley Waters to give the Trojans a 3-1 edge with just over a minute to play.

Lander outshot Anderson 19(10) – 5(5) and held the corner kick advantage, 11-3.

BETWEEN THE POSTS

AU'S Gal Elyashiv was credited with nine saves on the evening.

Lander's Jacob Withers recorded two stops.

NEXT UP

Anderson will host South Atlantic Conference opponent Lincoln Memorial on Saturday. Kick-off is slated for 4 p.m.

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