Nov. 3, 2009
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- The Coastal Carolina University men's soccer team moved into first place in the conference by beating Big South rival Winthrop 3-1 on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Eagle Stadium in Rock Hill, S.C.
The Chanticleers move up in the conference standings with a 4-0-3 record and an overall record of 7-2-6. The Chanticleers improve their win streak to three and unbeaten streak to 11. The Eagles fall to 10-5-2 on the season and 4-2-2 in the conference.
Junior Matt Schroeder scored two goals in the win, including the game-winner in the 30th minute in the first half. Schroeder has five goals and recorded his second game-winner of the season. Luis Faz tallied his first points as a Chanticleer by assisting on both the first and third goals.
The Chanticleers started the first half with four corner kicks and coming close to scoring as Schroeder headed the ball into the crossbar. Soon after, redshirt-junior Joseph Anderson opened the scoring after receiving a cross pass from Luis Faz to his chest then biking the kick past Winthrop goalkeeper Enrique Miranda at the 20th minute mark of the half.
The game-winner came nearly 11 minutes later when Schroeder received a square pass from Robert Hunter from 20 yards out that deflected off of a defender that to the Chanticleers up two goals to end the half. Despite the lead, the Eagles outshot the Chanticleers 6-5 in the half. Scott Angevine made two saves of his three saves in the half.
The Eagles cut the Chanticleer lead in half by scoring just five minutes into the second when they registered their first corner kick of the game that was taken by Michael Luk to Daniel Di Biagio. Di Biagio then headed the ball past Angevine.
Schroeder took away all the chances from the Eagles when he knocked in a cross pass from Faz that was off of a Miranda rebound. Coastal and Winthrop broke even in the shot category, both registering nine. Angevine remains unbeaten with a 5-0-5 record.
The Chanticleers finish the regular season and honor seven seniors at home on Saturday, Nov. 7 against Radford at 7 p.m.