Thursday, 11 October 2018 07:19

Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime Against Tusculum

Victor Cascon scored a goal for the sixth straight contest Victor Cascon scored a goal for the sixth straight contest Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Team fell to the Tusculum University Pioneers in a defensive, extra-time road battle, 2-1, on Wednesday night that ended the Bears' three-game winning streak.

Sophomore Victor Cascon is on fire for the Bears as he keeps his scoring streak alive, knocking in a goal in his sixth straight game.

Lenoir-Rhyne outshot the Pioneers, 11-10 (5-5 on goal), led in corner kick chances (5-0), and committed more fouls than the home team (10-7), including two yellows for the Bears and one to Tusculum.

Junior Alex Langer continues to reflect his record with the team's at 6-4. He managed to grab three save in the process while Tusculum's keeper, Alejandro Quiriti grabbed four of his own and improved to 6-5.

Cascon leads LR with nine goals scored this season and 19 points earned overall.

The Bears winning streak was cut at three games after climbing to the top-spot in the South Atlantic Conference after the victory over Queens.

Three of the Bears' four losses have come when the score is 2-1. LR is also 0-1-1 in overtime matches this season.

LR is 6-4 overall and 5-2 in the South Atlantic Conference. They will return home in preparation for a contest on homecoming weekend against Lincoln Memorial this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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