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R-MC Men's Soccer Falls Short in Midweek Matchup

R-MC Men's Soccer Falls Short in Midweek Matchup

ASHLAND, Va. – The Randolph-Macon Men's Soccer team hosted a tough non-conference matchup with Catholic on Wednesday night. The Cardinals rode three goals en route to victory in Ashland.

The Basics

Score: Catholic 3, Randolph-Macon 0

Location/Venue: Ashland, Va./Randolph-Macon College/Nunnally Field

Records: Randolph-Macon (3-1-1, 0-0 ODAC), Catholic (3-0-2, 0-0 Landmark)

How it Happened

  • The R-MC held off a strong push from the Cardinals early in the first half to keep the match scoreless.
  • In the 37th minute, Catholic scored on their first shot on goal, a deep shot from Domenic Caltabiano to open the scoring.
  • The Yellow Jackets came out of the halftime break with the advantage, winning the time of possession advantage early, but great saves by the Cardinals goalkeeper kept R-MC off the board.
  • The Cardinals added a couple goals in the second half to extend their lead despite R-MC pressuring the defense.

Inside the Numbers

  • R-MC outshot the Cardinals 13-12 and had eight shots on goal to their five.
  • Sophomore forward Landon Borum (Moseley, Va./Clover Hill) led the way with two shots on goal.
  • Borum along with junior forward Hawkins Adcock (Chester, Va./Thomas Dale) and freshman forward Zach Richards (Virginia Beach, Va./Landstown) provided an offensive spark for R-MC.
  • Freshman defenseman Cole Isaacs (Weddington, NC/Weddington) in his first career start alongside junior defenseman Kwadjo Tannor (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) provided a strong back wall for the defense.

Up Next

Randolph-Macon will be back in action on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Regent at 6:00 p.m. before returning to Nunnally Field next Wednesday for a 4:00 p.m. contest with ODAC opponent Hampden-Sydney.