HARROGATE, TENN. – In a must win situation, the Anderson University men's soccer team came up empty against Lincoln Memorial in a Saturday South Atlantic Conference matchup. The three goal difference was the largest margin of defeat for the Black and Gold on the season.
With the setback, Anderson drops to 5-6-3 overall and 1-6-3 in SAC play while Lincoln Memorial move to 9-5 overall and 5-4 in conference action.
On a night where shots were at a premium, the Railsplitters set the tone early with a quick goal in the 3rd minute of play when Henrique Rezek found the foot of teammate Andres Pratto scoring his second goal of the season.
The lone goal stood until the 72 minute when Felipe de Sousa netted his third goal of the season for Lincoln Memorial extending the lead to 2-0. LMU's Victor Peres added a late unassisted goal in the 82nd minute to put the match away.
The Railsplitters only outshot the Trojans 12-10 with the difference being Lincoln Memorial netted three of its six shots on goal.
Anderson heads to Southern Wesleyan on Wednesday for an out of conference matchup before concluding its regular season play at home on Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.