SPORTS

Wildcats Defeat Campbell

by | Aug 24, 2017 | Sports

Wildcat junior Jordan Hill jumps head and shoulders above his competition to attempt a header past the Campbell goalie. The Wildcats defeated the Camels 3-2 in the final preseason home game at Alumni Stadium.

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson continued its preseason with a 3-2 win over in-state foe Campbell in men’s soccer action Saturday evening at Alumni Stadium.

“A good result for the team and further boost to continue the group’s unbeaten streak started in the spring matches,” said head coach Matt Spear. “We will keep striving; building on daily habits of excellence, sharper execution and united conviction.”

The Wildcats will conclude their exhibition slate Tuesday with a 7 p.m. kickoff against Queens University on 1992 Team Field.

In a game that featured a pair of 45-minute periods and 20-minute added session, Davidson got goals from Jordan Hill (assisted by Hunter Howard), Danny Davis (assisted by Ned Morrissett), and Coleman Richards(Jamie DiLuzio).

Trailing 3-1 late in the contest, the Camels scored in the final minute to cut the deficit.

For the second straight tune-up, 24 Wildcats saw action, including three goalkeepers.

Davidson will host Presbyterian on Saturday, August 26 at 6 p.m. to open the 2017 regular season.

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