FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Marymount men's soccer fell into an early deficit against NC Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon and couldn't complete the comeback, falling 1-0 in a match held on the campus of Mary Washington.
- Nicolas Varona earned his first career start between the pipes.
- Leonardo Torres led the Saints with three shots.
- Derek Rivera had Marymount's lone shot on goal for the afternoon.
- Both teams had three corner kicks.
- Marymount held an 8-7 advantage in shots taken.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- NC Wesleyan jumped ahead on a goal in the fourth minute by Mauro Infante.
- Rivera's shot on goal came in the 65th minute.
- The Saints drew a corner in the 88th minute but couldn't generate a quality scoring chance.
HEAD COACH NATE KALIN
- "After a very unfortunate early goal, we played an incredibly organized and inspired game. We did a great job of frustrating a very good team and in the final 20 minutes had several great chances to equalize. All of this occuring with three normal starting defenders out with injuries."
- Marymount will travel to Mary Baldwin on Monday at 4 PM.
- The Saints return to Long Bridge Park on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 PM against Washington Adventist.