Men's soccer wins 10th straight

Sherman Mitchell dribbles the ball.

Lynchburg, Va. -- Four different Hornets found the back of the net as the Lynchburg College men's soccer team remained unbeaten in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play with a 4-0 home win over Guilford College.

The win marked No. 10 in a row for LC, which has allowed just one goal over that stretch. It was the Hornets' 11th shutout of 2017.



Final: Lynchburg 4, Guilford 0

Records: Lynchburg (13-1-1, 7-0 ODAC), Guilford (2-14, 2-5)

Venue: Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.



- The Hornets drew first blood in the fifth minute as Jack Ashby (Lewes, Del.) chased down a rebounded Sherman Mitchell (Southbury, Conn.) shot and scored it into the open net.

- Mitchell put his own name in the scorebook in the 28th minute, scoring after Abibi Osman (Charlottesville, Va.) centered the ball to the sophomore at the top of the box.

- Senior captain Nate Berning (Chesapeake, Va.) added a score just after halftime, a 50th-minute goal assisted by Fredy Flores (Alexandria, Va.).

- Jon Mackey (Leesburg, Va.) added the last Hornet score, hammering home a cross off the foot of Clay Van Gieson (Gloucester, Va.) in the 64th minute.



The team will return to the home turf at Shellenberger on Saturday, Oct. 21 for a 7 p.m. Homecoming match with conference foe Randolph-Macon.