Monday, 09 September 2019 08:26

Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Picks Up First Win of Season

Luca Koelsch had a goal and two assists for the Bears Luca Koelsch had a goal and two assists for the Bears Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Luca Koelsch scored in the 4th minute to give the Bears an early lead and Alexander Langer's eight saves helped LR to a 4-0 win over Lees-McRae Sunday evening at Moretz Sports Complex. This win evens the Bears record at 1-1.

Freshman Luca Koelsch scored his first collegiate goal on the team's first shot of the match.

After scoring the first goal, Koelsch assisted on Victor Cascon and Javier Madrono goals in the first half, leading to a 3-0 lead at halftime.

Alexander Langer recorded his 4th career shutout and his first of the year. His eight saves is the most in a shutout for his career.

Goncalo Garcia added his first goal of the year in the 61st minute to extend the lead to 4-0.

Bears have not lost back-to-back games since losing in the 2017 SAC Tournament and NCAA Division II Tournament.

Bears are 4-0-2 in the last six matches against the Bobcats.
With today's win Bears, avoid falling to 0-2 to start a season for the first time since 2011.

As the Bears continue to celebrate their first 35 seasons, today's win marks the 295th win in program history.

LR will welcome Nova Southeastern on Thursday evening at Moretz Sports Complex at 7 PM.

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