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Ferrum Posts 2-1 ODAC Men's Soccer Win at E&H

Graham Holley (left), Nelson Manzanares
Graham Holley (left), Nelson Manzanares

 

EMORY, Va. -- Hampus Espeland's goal in the 43rd minute was the difference as Ferrum College posted a 2-1 comeback win over Emory & Henry College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's soccer play tonight at Fred Selfe Stadium.

RECORDS
Ferrum (6-2, 2-1 ODAC)
Emory & Henry (5-4, 0-2 ODAC)

THE BASICS
Tyequis Stallins gave Emory & Henry the 1-0 lead with an unassisted goal at 8:11. Sam May evened the match with a goal at 28:46 off a cross from Moore Dolue. With less than three minutes remaining in the first half, Espeland drove a header into the net off a cross from Jonah Woyanski for what would prove to be the eventual game-winner. The Panthers out-shot Emory & Henry 14-9 and closed with a 4-1 edge in corner kicks.

KEY STATS
Ferrum: Espeland GW goal; May goal; GK Marco Rivera 90 min, 2 saves
Emory & Henry: Stallins goal; GK Cle Irvin 90 min, 1 save

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Another good road win for the lads. I'm very proud of the work they are putting in. Emory & Henry is solid, so to come and win 2-1 is another great road victory and keeps us moving forward." -- Head Coach Enda Crehan

NEXT GAME
Crehan's team will entertain Shenandoah University Saturday, Sept. 29, in another ODAC match. Start time is set for 6:00 p.m.