MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The West Virginia University men’s soccer team will jump back into Mid-American Conference play with a match at Hartwick on Friday, Oct. 11. Kickoff at Elmore Stadium is set for 7 p.m.
The Mountaineers (5-5-1, 1-1 MAC) are riding a two-game winning streak after defeating Stony Brook, 3-1, last Tuesday evening in Morgantown. WVU held possession for the majority of the match and conceded just four shots, while taking 20.
Junior Andy Bevin
and sophomore Majed Osman
each scored one goal, while the eventual game-winning goal came on an own goal. Bevin leads WVU and the MAC with six goals, six assists and 18 points.
Junior goalkeeper Lee Johnston
recorded his fifth victory of the season. He has made 26 saves and has a 1.49 goals-against average.
WVU is 1-2 all-time against Hartwick, with the only Mountaineer win coming in a 3-1 affair last season.
Hartwick (3-5-2, 1-0 MAC) is coming off its biggest win in recent history, winning 2-0 at Akron last Saturday evening.
Kit Tregear and Chris Walter each scored in the victory over the Zips, and goalkeeper Mateo Munarriz stopped an Akron penalty kick to keep the lead intact.
Will Broomfield has a team leading three goals, followed by Max Walcott and Walter with two apiece. David Styles and Marc Russell have assisted on two goals.
Munarriz has two shutouts and has made 35 saves with a 1.21 goals-against average. He has a record of 3-5-2.
Coach John Scott is in his fourth year at the helm of Hartwick.