With the win the Bucs move on to the conference semifinals on Thursday in
"This is a great win and a milestone for the ETSU men's soccer program," said head coach Scott Calabrese. "I am very pleased with the result today. Lipscomb did a much better job in this game making things very difficult for us. I am proud that our guys were able to find a way to win today and to overcome the adjustments that Lipscomb made."
The Bucs (6-8-3, 4-4-1 A-Sun) outshot the Bisons (6-10-3, 3-4-1 A-Sun) 10-7 in the match with five shots on goal to only three for Lipscomb. The Bisons had a 7-1 advantage in corners in the match.
"To go to the conference semifinal in only our second year gives our players a great deal of experience," Calabrese said. "In the end I am proud of our guys. We are a team determined to keep playing, and now we have to start preparing for Stetson on Thursday."
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The Bucs got a lucky break in the 19th minute as Josh Lind of Lipscomb sent a ball back for the Bisons keeper Brent McGee that had a little too much pace on it and went into the net giving ETSU a 1-0 lead.
ETSU added a second goal in the 27th minute as Aaron Schoenfeld (
The Bucs outshot the Bisons 6-1 in the first half as they took a 2-0 lead into the break.
Lipscomb had a couple good chances early in the second half as Miguel DaSilva got the ball wide open in front of the net but missed high in the 59th minute. Garret Pettis also missed an open look in the 64th minute as he sent the ball just wide of the net on a one-timer.
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