By Jacob Sagmoe, Reporter
Wilmington, N.C. – UNCW men’s soccer (5-1-1) draws with William & Mary (5-3-1) 1-1 on a damp and humid Saturday night at the UNCW Soccer Stadium in their CAA opener.
The Seahawks got out to a quick lead as the Tribe scored an own goal in the third minute off of a deflection by a Tribe defender.
The Tribe would later equalize the score in the twenty-third minute on seven-yard free kick from Antonio Bustamante to Ryder Bell who headed the ball in.
The Seahawks had the upper hand on offense most of game having 14 total shots, seven of those shots being on goal. Sophomore David Lozano lead the way for the Seahawks with three shots, one of them being on goal. Followed by Lozano was freshman Phillip Goodrum, who had two shots, both of them on goal. The William & Mary goalie, Phil Breno, had six saves.
On defense, the Seahawks had a stout performance as well, only allowing seven total shots with only three of them being on goal. Redshirt sophomore Ryan Cretens had two saves in goal for the Seahawks.
The Seahawks will look for their first CAA win on the road as they travel to Elon September 28th to take on the Phoenix (4-2-2). After that, the Seahawks will travel to Philadelphia to face the Drexel Dragons (1-5-2) on October 1st and then Chapel Hill to face UNC (6-1) on October 4th. The Seahawks won’t be back in Wilmington until October 8th when they take on James Madison (0-7-2).