Robinson's Early Goal Boosts Bobcats Past Royals

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Nick Robinson scored to give the 20th ranked Lees-McRae College Bobcats (12-2-1, 6-0-1) a 1-0 win over the Queens University of Charlotte Royals (6-5-1, 2-4-1) at the Queens University of Charlotte Sports Complex at Marion Diehl Park Wednesday night.

Robinson's (Melbourne, Australia) goal came in the 6th minute when he scored on a David Palmer (Gateshead, England) cross. It was Robinson's fourth game-winning goal of the season.

Dylan Lawrence (Lawsonville, N.C.) made two saves to earn his third shutout of the season. It was the eighth time this year the Bobcats have blanked their opponents.

The Royals outshot the Bobcats 13-11, but the Bobcats had four shots on frame compared to the Royals two. The Bobcats also took 11 corners compared to the Royals one.

"It was a tough atmosphere tonight so it was a great win for us," head coach Chris Whalley said. "We played well and should have won by more than the scoreboard shows.

The Bobcats' next match is at Erskine College Saturday, October 18th.

Pictured: Nick Robinson