August 28, 20221st2ndFinal
ETSU07:20Carlos Portas (Tarik Pannholzer )
ETSU55:10Carlos Portas
ETSU73:03Kieran Richards
DAVIPiccardo, Giacomo90:0036
ETSUHunter, Cole90:0004
Stats at a GlanceDAVIETSU
Shots (on Goal)11 (4) 15 (9)
Corner Kicks103
Yellow Cards02
Bucs win in 3-0 fashion over Davidson
Bucs win in 3-0 fashion over Davidson
Sunday, August 28, 2022

Carlos Portas scores a brace to lead the way for the Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2022) – After an hour weather delay Sunday evening at Summers-Taylor Stadium, the ETSU men’s soccer team defeated Davidson 3-0, behind a brace by junior forward Carlos Portas (Barcelona, Spain). Following the win, the moved to 2-0 on the young season, marking the second straight year ETSU has opened the campaign with back-to-back wins.


  • 7’ –Portas scored the opening goal for the Bucs, assisted by Tarik Pannholzer (Flensburg, Germany.)
  • 55’ – Portas, scored his second goal of the game to complete his brace.
  • 73’ – Senior forward, Kieran Richards (Hamilton, New Zealand) scored his third goal of the season.


  • The Bucs used their momentum from Thursday and found the back of the net in the seventh minute of the contest.
  • Creating various opportunities in the opening 45 minutes, the Bucs recorded seven first-half shots and produced two first-half corners.
  • The seven shots forced four saves by Davidson goalkeeper, Giancomo Piccardo.
  • With a tight backline, the Bucs only allowed one shot on target in the first half.
  • Ten minutes into the second half, Portas found the back of the net after a couple of Davidson blocks to secure his brace.
  • Tring to mount a comeback the Wildcats recorded seven second-half shots, which forced three brilliant saves by ETSU goalkeeper, Cole Hunter (Mount Juliet, Tenn.)
  • ETSU shut down any opportunity for a comeback in the 73rd minute, when Richards finished a ball that was looming inside the 18-yard box.


  • ETSU’s seven goals are the most scored by a Buccaneer team in the first two games to start a season.
  • The Bucs have now posted back-to-back shutout wins, marking the first time they have accomplished the feat since Oct. 19-22, 2019, when ETSU blanked VMI 3-0 and then Mercer, 2-0.
  • Richards now has three goals to go along with an assist on the young season.


The Bucs will travel to UNC-Asheville on Friday for a 6 p.m. matchup.