Vassart Scores Twice; Men's Soccer Peppers North Greenville, 3-0

Vassart Scores Twice; Men's Soccer Peppers North Greenville, 3-0

Photo Credit to Sammy Croft

TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- Sophomore Pol Vassart continued his offensive surge with a pair of goals while leading the Lees-McRae men's soccer team to a 3-0 win against North Greenville in Conference Carolinas play Wednesday evening at Pepsi Stadium in Tigerville, S.C.

The Bobcats (2-3, 2-0 CC) dominated while holding a 22-1 advantage in shots. The Crusaders (0-3, 0-2) remain winless despite 14 saves from Mateo Barzola.

LMC has defeated NGU in six consecutive seasons.

Vassart (Arnhem, Netherlands) scored twice in 3:34 and is currently tied for first in the conference in goals scored (four).

The sophomore broke a scoreless tie at the 34:02 mark with a goal while Anders Stoakes (Greenville, N.C.) earned the assist.

Vassart wasted no time making it 2-0 with his second goal at 37:36. Junior David Fredrick (Woodsboro, Md.) registered the assist.

Junior Thomas Deeley (Oxford, England) added his third goal of the season for good measure at the 63:20 mark, 3-0. Deeley leads the conference in shots taken (17).

Goalkeeper Tyler Pavlet (Goodyear, Ariz.) picked up the win with one save in 72:13 of action. He has amassed 25 saves this season and is tied for first in the league.

Nathan Watt (Newcastle, United Kingdom) led both teams with six shots.

LMC battles Erskine Saturday, Sep. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in a CC tilt in Due West, S.C.

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