Men's Soccer Upended by #11 Lynchburg, 2-0

Jake Grieco '19 (Katy Holt '19 photo)
Jake Grieco '19 (Katy Holt '19 photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Dan Friedberg scored in the 30th minute as 11th-ranked University of Lynchburg won at Guilford College, 2-0, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) match on Saturday night.

The Hornets improved to 6-0-1 and 2-0 in ODAC play. The Quakers are now 3-3 and 0-1 in league action.

Friedberg scored his goal at the 29:23 mark. He blasted a shot straight on from 30 yards and beat Guilford goalkeeper Zach Van Kampen on the play. Bhayle Kearns earned the assist on the goal.

Just 23 seconds later Lynchburg tallied again. The Quakers' backline misplayed a ball back to Van Kampen, but it ended up in the net for an own goal. The score remained 2-0 at halftime and for the rest of the contest.

Guilford had all six corner kicks in the match. Lynchburg, however, led in shots 21-6. A.J. Hawkins notched a team-best two shots for GC.

Van Kampen collected four saves for the home club. Winning goalkeeper Dylan McLaurin stopped two Guilford shots.

Guilford returns to action on Monday (9/24) when Piedmont International University visits the Armfield Athletic Center. The match commences at 7 p.m.