MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men's soccer team played the University of Mount Olive to a 4-4 draw Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas action. The tie moves Lees-McRae's record to 1-4-2 overall and 1-1-1 in league action.
Saturday's contest was a back-and-forth one. Mount Olive netted the game's first goal before the Bobcats scored three straight to pull in front, 3-1. The Trojans mounted a rally of their own tying the game at three. Lees-McRae took the lead late in the second half before UMO tied the match again to force the overtime periods.
Lees-McRae's four goals Saturday was a new season-high for the team. Several Bobcats picked up points in the tilt against UMO. Stephon Davis, Connor Hahn, Eduardo Olavide and Francisco Silvestre all scored goals, while Agu Ortiz and Johannes Oeksnevad picked up assists. For Olavide, it was his first collegiate goal.
Anton Sundstrom played all 110 minutes in goal for the Bobcats and made four saves. Sundstrom's record moves to 1-4-2 with Saturday's tie.
The Bobcats will return to the pitch on Wednesday when they host North Greenville in a key Conference Carolinas matchup. Kickoff for that match is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.