Men's Soccer Earns 2-1 Win Over CNU

Jon-Cody Mactutus #10

The Basics

Score: Roanoke 2 | Christopher Newport 1
Records: Roanoke 3-0 | Christopher Newport 3-1
Location: Lynchburg, Va. | Shellenberger Classic

The Lead: A pair of second-half goals led Roanoke to a 2-1 win over Christopher Newport Friday night in Lynchburg.

How it Happened:

  • After 48 minutes of scoreless play, Liam Camilleri found the back of the net, off a pass from Anthony Zarlenga, to give RC a 1-0 lead early in the second half.
  • At the 74-minute mark, Jon-Cody Mactutus scored off a penalty kick to make it 2-0, after Roanoke was fouled from behind in the box.
  • Christopher Newport brought it within one following a penalty kick goal from Andrew Maeso, making it a 2-1 game with 13 minutes left in regulation.
  • The Roanoke defense and goalie Zach Behe combined for two blocked shots and two saves in the final 10 minutes to secure the win.
  • CNU outshot RC 14-8 while the Maroons took 9 of the 15 corners on the night.
  • Alex Sullivan made three saves in goal in the first half to keep the Captains off the board. 


Up Next: Roanoke faces Dickinson at 5 p.m. on Saturday in the final day of the Shellenberger Classic in Lynchburg.