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Men’s Soccer Battles No. 3 Wake Forest, Falls 1-0

by | Mar 2, 2021

Davidson’s Henry Howell in a game from a previous season.


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – No. 3 Wake Forest broke a scoreless tie in the 75th minute to get by Davidson, 1-0, in non-conference men’s soccer action Monday evening at Spry Stadium.

The Demon Deacons, who played nine games during the 2020 fall, improve to 8-2-0 overall, while the Wildcats fall to 0-2-0 on the young season.

The game’s lone goal came at the 74:16 mark when Jake Swallen connected with Jahlane Forbes, who slotted one just past the ‘Cats’ keeper Giacomo Piccardo.

Davidson put three of its four shots on target, including chances from Henry Howell and Luke Bryant in the opening half.

Making his first career start for the ‘Cats after transferring from Boston College, Piccardo was solid in goal stopping a game-high four shots.

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Davidson returns home to Alumni Stadium for the first of a three-game homestand beginning with a 6 p.m. kick-off against Wofford Saturday evening.

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