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Men's Soccer Beats Carson-Newman 2-1

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JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- The Lincoln Memorial University men's soccer team defeated Carson-Newman 2-1 Wednesday night in South Atlantic Conference action at McCown Field.

With the win, the Railsplitters improve to 6-2 and 3-0 in conference play, while the Eagles fall to 4-3-1 overall and 2-1 in the SAC.

The Eagles outshot LMU 15-7 on the night, including a 7-4 advantage in shots on goal. The match proved to be a physical one, as the teams combined for 53 fouls.

Forward Willian Moura (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) put LMU on the board early as he finished off a deflected shot from Aaron McKenna (Birmingham, England) in the seventh minute to give the Railsplitters a 1-nil lead.

C-N answered in the 41st minute, as forward Ben Backstrom’s (Knoxville, Tenn.) goal off a deflected header on a corner kick tied the match at 1-1 heading into the locker room. Daniel Zitt (Morristown, Tenn.) and Adam Thomas (Morristown, Tenn.) were credited with the assist.

The Eagles controlled possession for most of the second half, outshooting Lincoln Memorial 8-3, but the Railsplitters took advantage of the few opportunities they had. Renato Segalla’s (Santo Andrew, Brazil) header off of a free kick found the back of the net in the 55th minute, giving the Railsplitters the lead for good at 2-1.

LMU goalkeeper Michael Watkins (Statesville, N.C.) recorded five saves and gave up one goal to earn the win. C-N keeper Jordan Moore (Hendersonville, Tenn.) surrendered two goals and tallied two saves in the loss.

The Railsplitters return to action on Sunday when they face former Gulf South Conference rival Alabama-Huntsville.in Huntsville.
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April 1
M. Tennis vs. Brevard 8-1
W. Tennis vs. Brevard 7-2
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 4-0
Baseball vs. Shorter 13-8
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 5-9
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April 4
M. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
W. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
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April 5
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-2
M. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
W. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
Baseball vs. Coker 6-5
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
Softball vs. Catawba 10-5
Baseball vs. Anderson 13-15
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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 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. @Wingate (DH) 1 p.m.
Softball vs. @Wingate 3 p.m.
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April 24
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
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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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April 27
Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament
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