No. 1 Rollins beats No. 10 Flagler
Roundup: No. 4 Mercyhurst scores in each half to win 2-0
WINTER PARK, Fla. -- Playing its first game in team history as the No. 1 team in the nation, Rollins held its rank with a convincing 3-0 win against No. 10 Flagler.
Evan Greenbaum and Matt Bauchle tallied first half goals while Justin Clark added a third late in the game.
Goalkeeper Keneil Baker was again sensational in between the posts, earning two saves and his second win against a top-10 team in as many matches. The backline of Bauchle, Clark, Greenbaum and Ryan Maleknia were dominant, allowing the high-powered Saints offense only three total shots.
In the 19th minute, Daniel Salazar took a crack on frame that was saved by Flagler keeper Camp Bissel, but the rebound caromed right to a wide open Greenbaum for the score.
No. 4 Mercyhurst 2, Shippensburg 0
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- No. 4 Mercyhurst scored a goal in each half to defeat Shippensburg 2-0. In the first half junior Austin Solomon notched his third goal of the season while senior Billy Colton continued his quest towards 56 career goals in the second half.
Mercyhurst improved overall to 8-1-0 this season and added another win to its conference record, 2-0-0. The defending PSAC Champions, Shippensburg, drops to 2-4-1 overall this season posting a 1-3-1 conference record.
Colton applied the pressure to the Raiders' defense almost immediately, taking two shots just inside 11 minutes into the match. Both shots were on goal but Shippensburg keeper Andrew Foran made the saves. The Lakers broke through the defense at the 27:14 mark when Solomon took a pass from senior Arash Fahandezh and completed the tally for the early 1-0 lead.
The half would end with the Lakers leading 1-0. In the first half the Mercyhurst defense held the Raiders to just two shots, none of which were on target. Mercyhurst just took five shots but made them count placing three on goal, one of which found the back of the net.