Boracic Scores Two to Give No.3 Lees-McRae 2-0 Win over Barton

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BANNER ELK, N.C. - Conference Carolinas Player of the Week, Berin Boracic, scored two goals in the second half to give the No. 3 Lees-McRae College Bobcats (8-0, 4-0) men's soccer team a 2-0 win over the Barton College Bulldogs (3-7, 1-3) Wednesday night in a conference match at Tate Field.

Boracic has scored the last seven of Lees-McRae's goals in three games. He notched two last week against UNC-Pembroke and a hat trick against Coker.

His first goal of the night came on a free kick in the 51st minute from 35-yards. Boracic sent a bending ball over the wall and tucked it in the near post to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead.

He added the insurance goal in the 70th minute when Luke Staats made a run down the left wing and sent a cross to the feet of Richard Guffens. Guffens laid the ball off to Boracic who struck it for the goal to give the game the final score of 2-0.

Sean Paradise earned the shutout with four saves, while Brian Riesenberg made seven saves in the losing effect.

Lees-McRae outshot Barton 22-6, 9-4 on goal. The Bobcats also held a 7-2 corner kick advantage.

Lees-McRae will take the field again Saturday, October 3rd against St. Andrews at 4 p.m. on Homecoming weekend.

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Pictured: Berin Boracic