Men’s Soccer earns first victory of the season

The Shepherd Rams men’s soccer team earned its first victory of the season Monday evening, in a high scoring affair against the Washington Adventist Shock.


The Rams took a 3-0 lead into halftime after goals from Brandon Muriel at the 10:33 mark, Anthony Wenner at the 27:51 mark, and a follow up goal by Justin Poole just a minute later.


Justin Marshall found the back of the net for Shepherd to open the second half extending the Rams lead to 4-0. The Shock added two late goals, but the deficit was too steep to overcome and the Rams held on to win 4-2.


Goalkeeper Alex Aleshire had seven saves on the day.


Shepherd was edged in the shot column 17-16.


The Rams will take the field again Thursday Sept. 22 when they take on East Stroudsburg at 4 p.m.

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