Quick Start Gets Loggers Back on Winning Track

Quick Start Gets Loggers Back on Winning Track

TACOMA, Wash. – A trio of first half goals boosted the University if Puget Sound men's soccer team to a 4-0 win over visiting George Fox to end its three-match winless streak. Freshman Andrew White scored two goals in the victory.

White bookended the Loggers' (6-2-4, 3-1-2 NWC) with goals in the 18th and 55th minutes. White kicked off the scoring in the 18th minute after Kyle Benson struck a perfect cross into the box. White put it past the keeper to give the Loggers a 1-0 lead.

White's second goal was the only goal of the second half. After receiving a cross in front of the net, White put the ball on goal but the Bruin keeper came up with the save. White recovered the rebound and put it into net for a 4-0 lead.

Benson also found the back of the net in the first half. Landon Gauthier played the ball into the box to Benson, who turned and fired it past the keeper for a 2-0 lead.

The Loggers also scored on an own goal when a cross was deflected by a defender and trickled into the back of the net.

Chris McDonald made a pair of saves in the 65 minutes he stood between the posts to lower his goals against average to 0.64. Kevin Halasz also made a save in goal.

The Loggers outshot the Bruins 13-4, including a 6-3 advantage in shots on goal.

The Loggers will make the trip across town next week to face Pacific Lutheran at 2:30 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 10.