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.
Lander outshot Anderson 19(10) – 5(5) and held the corner kick advantage, 11-3.
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AU'S Gal Elyashiv was credited with nine saves on the evening.
Lander's Jacob Withers recorded two stops.
Anderson will host South Atlantic Conference opponent Lincoln Memorial on Saturday. Kick-off is slated for 4 p.m.