PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. – The Emory & Henry College Men's Soccer Team (2-0, 0-0 ODAC) completed its trip to the Keystone State on Saturday with a 6-0 victory over the University of Valley Forge (0-1, 0-0 ACAA).
Senior forward Tyequis Stallins (Chesapeake, Va.) propelled the Wasps to the victory with a hat trick. It was the first time that an E&H player has scored three goals in a contest since Ian Smith found the back of the net three times in a span of 5:43 against Hiwassee College in 2016.
FINAL SCORE – Emory & Henry 6, Valley Forge 0
LOCATION – Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
VENUE – UVF Soccer Field
RECORDS – Emory & Henry (2-0, 0-0 ODAC); Valley Forge (0-1, 0-0 ACAA)
How It Happened
- Emory & Henry opened the game with a pair of quick goals from Stallins, scoring at the 18:07 mark and again 23 seconds later to push the margin to 2-0.
- Freshman defender Jonathan Hoyte (Chesapeake, Va.) made it 3-0 in the 37th minute on a header while junior defender Peyton Williams (Christiansburg, Va.) tacked on a score just before the halftime whistle.
- Junior forward Mason Carroll (Bristol, Va.) added a 71st minute goal before Stallins completed the hat trick with just 3:27 to go in the contest for the 6-0 victory.
Emory & Henry Individual Leaders
- Stallins' three goals came by the way of four shots while sophomore midfielder Connor White (Warrenton, Va.) put two of his five chances on target.
- Sophomore Cole Irvin (Charlottesville, Va.) made seven saves on the afternoon, picking up the shutout.
Valley Forge Individual Leaders
- Jesus Jimenez and Velkin Escobar had a pair of shots on goal each.
- Jacob Kelly made seven saves despite suffering the loss in goal.
A Deeper Look
- Emory & Henry outshot Valley Forge, 25-8, including a 13-7 margin on shots on goal.
- The Wasps took 10 corner kicks compared to two for the Patriots.
- E&H attackers were called offside on five different occasions while UVF was penalized once.
- Emory & Henry will open the home portion of its season on Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m., when it hosts Milligan College.