VMI Men's Soccer Hangs Close, falls 3-0 to Furman
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VMI Men’s Soccer Hangs Close, falls 3-0 to Furman

LEXINGTON, Va. – Furman University scored three first-half goals Tuesday for a 3-0 victory over the VMI men’s soccer team in a Southern Conference match on Patchin Field. The Keydets held the Paladins scoreless over the game’s final 50 minutes.

VMI sophomore goalie Broden Schull made six saves.

Rocky Guerra scored on a free kick for Furman seven minutes into the game. The Paladins scored twice in less than a minute late in the first half, on goals from Jack Shiels and Connor Sloan (penalty kick).

The visitors held a 24-6 edge in total shots on the afternoon and had a 14-4 advantage in corner kicks. Furman, the defending SoCon champion, is now 8-5-1 on the season overall and 2-0 in league action. Max Fisher made three stops to notch the shutout.   

The Keydets (1-11/0-2 SoCon) are home again this Saturday against East Tennessee State University at noon in another SoCon game.