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Railsplitters Fall To Anderson In Second SAC Loss Of The Season

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ANDERSON, SC - The Lincoln Memorial University men's soccer team lost only its second South Atlantic Conference match of the season Saturday afternoon when the Railsplitters traveled to Anderson, South Carolina and were defeated by Anderson University 3-1 in 90 minutes of play.

The Trojans found the back of the net first in the 63rd minute when Lasse Sohrweirde scored on a penalty kick to give Anderson a 1-0 lead with 27:01 to play.  LMU got the equalizer in the 85the minute when sophomore Chris Nash slipped a shot past the Trojan's keeper from about 25 yards outside the right side of the frame.

Tied 1-1, LMU and Anderson were looking as though they might go into overtime until the 88th minute when the Trojan's Lasse Sohrweirde tallied his second goal when he squeezed a shot into the frame just off the right post to give AU a 2-1 advantage. 

The Trojan's sealed the victory in the 89th minute when Scott Clapperton put AU on top 3-1 by scoring on a breakaway from 35 yards out on the left side.  Anderson held off the Railsplitters in the remaining seconds to come away with their first win over the LMU men's soccer team as a South Atlantic Conference member.

Railsplitter goalkeeper Michael Watkins recorded five saves in the loss while the Trojan's Lukas Hesse finished the match with four.

Now 9-4-1 on the and 5-2 in South Atlantic Conference play, the Railsplitters now prepare to return to the friendly confines of the LMU soccer field this week when they host league opponents Mars Hill College and Wingate University in their final two regular season matches of the year.  Wednesday's meeting with Mars Hill gets underway at 4:00 p.m. while Saturday's meeting with the Bulldogs is also at 4:00 o'clock.

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April 1
M. Tennis vs. Brevard 8-1
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 4-0
W. Tennis vs. Brevard 7-2
Baseball vs. Shorter 13-8
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 5-9
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April 4
W. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
M. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
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April 5
Baseball vs. Coker 6-5
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-2
W. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
M. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 3-1
Baseball vs. Coker 4-6
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April 6
Baseball vs. Coker  7-3
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April 7
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
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April 8
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
W. Tennis vs. @Queens 3-6
M. Tennis vs. @Queens 2-7
Baseball vs. @Kentucky State 14-7
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April 9
Baseball vs. @UVa-Wise 13-1
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April 10
Softball vs. @Brevard 2-3
Softball vs. @Brevard 4-5
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April 11
W. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 4-5
M. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 7-2
Baseball vs. Anderson 5-13
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April 12
Baseball vs. Anderson 8-6
Softball vs. Catawba 1-6
Baseball vs. Anderson 13-15
Softball vs. Catawba 10-5
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April 13
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 14
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 15
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
Baseball vs. King Canceled
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April 16
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 3-0
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 5-4
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April 18
Baseball vs. @Wingate 8-15
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April 19
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Baseball vs. @Wingate (DH) Canceled
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April 24
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
Softball vs. vs. Tusculum (Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament) 2-9
Baseball vs. vs. Newberry (Food Lion SAC Tournament) 7:30 p.m.
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April 25
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
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April 26
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
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Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
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