Hampden-Sydney, Va. -- The Lynchburg College men's soccer team jumped out to a two-goal lead before halftime and added insurance late to seal a 3-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference at Hampden-Sydney, remaining unbeaten in league play in the process.
The Tigers' goal in the 56th minute brought Lynchburg's eight-match shutout streak to an end. The Hornet defense had posted 803 minutes and 36 seconds of scoreless ball, last allowing a goal on Sept. 14.
Final: Lynchburg 3, Hampden-Sydney 1
Records: Lynchburg (12-1-1, 6-0 ODAC), Hampden-Sydney (8-5-1, 3-3 ODAC)
Venue: Hellmuth-Gibson Field, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Va.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After a quiet start to the match, Osman put Lynchburg on the board in the 33rd minute, finishing a rebound after Hampden-Sydney's keeper saved a Ryan Pikunas (Chesterfield, Va.) shot.
- Morgan added LC's second goal in the 39th minute, taking a cross from Ryan Mayolo (Ashburn, Va.) and scoring just inside the right post.
- H-SC halved the deficit in the 56th minute, but LC keeper Dylan McLaurin (Stafford, Va.) preserved the Hornet lead eight minutes later by saving a Tigers penalty kick. McLaurin made three saves in the match.
- Mitchell tacked on Lynchburg's last goal in the 85th minute.
Lynchburg returns home to Shellenberger Field on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. against Guilford.