Crusaders Earn Homecoming Tie

Crusaders Earn Homecoming Tie

BELMONT, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey men's soccer team tied Southern Wesleyan in front of the homecoming crowd at Alumni Field. The Crusaders (3-4-1, 3-1-1) benefitted from Mark Trompeter's second goal of the season.

How It Happened

  • Mark Trompeter broke the scoring open in the 79th minute, finding the back of the net as he moved across the goal.
  • Southern Wesleyan's Oscar Vanegas scored 24 seconds later as he took a pass from Miguel Gallegos and bounced it off the crossbar into the net.
  • The Crusaders outshot the Warriors 24-11 with four shots in the two overtime periods.
  • Abbey keeper Ben Knust recorded five saves on the afternoon.
  • SWU keeper Miguel Uribe managed 10 saves.

The Crusaders will play Shaw Monday, October 1 at Alumni Field.