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DAYTON, TN - The Montreat College men's soccer team picked up a big road win Wednesday night, knocking off previously unbeaten and #10 ranked Bryan College 4-3 in overtime.

The Cavaliers (8-7-1, 3-4-1) jumped out to an early lead when Francisco Prado (FR/Quito, Ecuador) scored just over five minutes into the match. Montreat would increase their lead to 2-0 when George Stanley (JR/West Yorkshire, England) found Jeovanni Ordaz (SO/Veracruz, Mexico), who scored midway through the 15th minute. In the 30th minute, the Lions would get on the board and the Cavaliers would take their 2-1 lead into halftime.

In the second half, Bryan (13-1-3, 6-1-1 AAC) took control, scoring two goals in less than to minutes to take a 3-2 lead. After the second Lions goal in the 56th minute, the Cavaliers rebounded when Raphael Duarte (FR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) broke free for an equalizer in the 70th minute. The two teams would fend off several scoring opportunites the remainder of regulation and the match went into overtime.

The overtime period proved to be short-lived as Duarte found Henrique Cardoso (SO/Lisbon, Portugal) for the game-winning goal just 1:13 into the period. 

Montreat was outshot by the Lions 19-12 but managed to get the timely score to win the match. With the win, the Cavaliers move into a tie with Bluefield for 6th place in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. That tie will be broken as the Cavaliers will host the Rams on Saturday, October 29th at 3:30pm in the regular season finale.


LAURINGBURG, NC - The Montreat College men's soccer team used some late-match heroics to take away a 1-0 win over St. Andrews in Appalachian Athletic Conferecen play on Saturday.

After battling through ninety minutes of scoreless regulation and a ten-minute first overtime period, the two sides seemed to be headed towards a scoreless draw until Blake Kennedy (SR/Gladstone, Australia) scored the lone goal of the match with less than two minutes to play. 

Both sides had their opportunities throughout the match as the Knights held a 25-15 advantage on shots. However, Francisco Gonzales was tremendous in goal for the Cavalires, coming through with 10 saves as he went the distance for the shutout.

With the win, the Cavaliers (7-7-1, 2-4-1) will now prepare to take on #11 Bryan on Wednesday, October 26th at 7pm.


BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC - The Montreat College men's soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to Truett-McConnell University in Appalachian Athletic Conference action on Wednesday afternoon.

The Bears went on a scoring spree early in the match, connecting on three goals in the first 18 minutes of the match. The visitors would add a fourth goal early in the 29th minute before the Cavaliers' Henrique Cardoso (SO/Lisbon, Portugal) connected with Francisco Prado (FR/Quito, Ecuador) for a goal in the 41st minute. Defenses on both sides would clamp down in what would be a scoreless second half.

Montreat (6-7-1, 1-4-1 AAC) will be back in action on Saturday, October 22nd when they travel to take on St. Andrews University at 2pm. 

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