McCall Leads Men's Soccer to First NEWMAC Win

McCall Leads Men's Soccer to First NEWMAC Win

SCORE: Wheaton 1 - MIT 0

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-2-0, 1-0-0 NEWMAC) - MIT (3-3-0, 0-1-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Keefe Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College men's soccer team opened New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Saturday afternoon at Keefe Field with the Lyons taking down the Engineers of MIT 1-0. The win is the third straight for the Lyons and the team's second shutout of the season.  
  • It took both teams a while to get their offense going with Wheaton holding a slim 5-3 shot advantage in the scoreless first half. 
  • The Lyons finally broke through in the 64th minute with Shawn McCall's first goal of the season. The junior forward collected a ball that deflected off a number of MIT players and casually chipped it over Jeremy Cowham
  • First-year Diego Medina picked up his third win of the season after being forced to make just one save. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 12 - MIT 7
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 5 - MIT 3
  • Saves: Wheaton 1 - MIT 2
  • Fouls: Wheaton 11 - MIT 16

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to the field on Sunday, Sept. 16 for a 2:30 p.m. non-conference contest against the Tufts Jumbos on Keefe Field. VIDEO / LIVE STATS