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Wildcats Blank Duquesne on Men’s Soccer Senior Night

by | Nov 4, 2019 | Sports

The Wildcat seniors were joined by their family members before the game.

 

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Lucas Hauth and Justin Stone scored two goals each as Davidson cruised to a 5-0 blanking of Duquesne in Atlantic 10 men’s soccer action on “Senior Night” at Alumni Stadium. 

Sophomore Lucas Hauth slides in celebration following his second goal of the evening.

The Wildcats improve to 4-10-2 overall and 3-5-0 in the league, while the Dukes conclude 2019, 8-8-1 and 3-5-0.

In the 17th minute, Davidson drew a foul in the box, setting up Jamie DiLuzio’s fourth successful penalty kick of the season to put the ‘Cats up, 1-0.

After threatening with a number of chances minutes later, Davidson added another goal at the 23:02 mark, to extend its advantage to 2-0. The Wildcats second score was started when Henry Howell played it through to fellow midfielder Hugh Chatham, who slotted it across to Hauth for the finish. 

Justin Stone is congratulated by his teammates after he scored his second goal.

Just a minute into the second half, Hauth netted his second of the night when he chested home a Stone pass played across the end line.

Stone’s two goals came less than three minutes apart in the 57th and 59th minutes, respectively. The first on a one v. one chance that he chipped the keeper following a Sawyer Gaffney goal kick.

The freshman’s final score and team-leading fifth of the season was assisted by Charlie Caswell and Hugh Chatham.

For Gaffney, it was his third shutout of the year and ninth of his career.

Davidson finished with a commanding 19-12 advantage in shots and 7-1 margin in corner kicks.

Prior to the game, Davidson recognized its 2019 Senior Class: Charlie Caswell, John Dale, Louis Evans, Sawyer Gaffney, Malcolm McCabe, Ned Morrissettand Jaylen Thompson.

Davidson seniors celebrate after their 5-0 win against A-10 foe Duquesne. (L-R: Malcolm McCabe, Louis Evans, Jaylen Thompson, Sawyer Gaffney, John Dale, Charlie Caswell, and Ned Morrissett.)

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