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Union men’s soccer falls 2-1 at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. - 10/25/2011 - The Union University men’s soccer team dropped their road match 2-1 at Cumberland University Tuesday. Union fell to 4-9-1 on the season and 2-3-1 in the TranSouth. Cumberland improved to 7-6-2 overall and 2-3-1 in league play.

The loss for Union marked the seventh one-goal loss on the season.

Cumberland scored first in the 14th minute on a goal from Harry Mason, assisted by Lee Glass. Just 15 minutes later, Cumberland added what proved to be the game-winning goal on a header from Eric Clark. Neil Howard recorded the assist.

Union was able to get on the board in the 33rd minute when Guilherme Reis scored on a penalty kick. The halftime score of 2-1 held for the final.

Union outshot Cumberland 20-13 in the game, including 15-5 in the second half, but could not get a ball to find the net. Union led 8-7 in shots on goal. James Landham recorded five saves in the loss, while Matthew Shattuck added seven saves for Cumberland.

Up next for Union will be their last regular season match when the Bulldogs host Trevecca Nazarene University Friday, October 28.

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Steven Aldridge
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