Posted On August 25, 2022 by PUSC
NASHVILLE – The Trevecca Nazarene University men’s soccer team (1-0-0) opened the season with a 2-0 shutout of the visiting University of Alabama in Huntsville Chargers (0-1-0) on Thursday at the Trojan Soccer Complex.
The Trojans took the lead in the 35th minute on a Marlon Grossmann goal, his first career goal for the Trojans and the first of the season for the Purple and White. Michael Martey played the ball to Grossman near the mouth of the goal for his first assist of the year.
The Trojans and Grossmann found the back of the net quickly as the second half started, Grossmann scored in the 48th minute. It was Ben Sieber on the assist, his first career assist.
Neither team could get on the scoreboard for the rest of the match.
Giancarlo Martinez tallied one save while playing the full 90 in goal for the Chargers.
The Chargers held the edge in shots on goal against TNU by a 9-4 margin. UAH generated seven corner kicks to the Trojans’ four, but Trevecca collected a total of 17 shots and finished twice for the win.
The Trojans head to Jackson, Tenn. on Wednesday when they face the Bulldogs of Union University at 7:30 PM.
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