Men's Soccer Advances to ODAC Semis; Defeats EMU

Anthony Zarlenga #9

The Basics

ODAC Quarterfinals 

Score: No. 5 Roanoke 2 | No. 4 Eastern Mennonite 1
Records: Roanoke 10-4-3- | Eastern Mennonite 9-9-1
Location: Salem, Va. 

The Lead: Roanoke advances to ODAC semifinals with 2-1 win over Eastern Mennonite Sunday in Salem. 

How it Happened:

  • Anthony Zarlenga scored 36 minutes into the contest with a one-on-one shot to the left side, off a pass from Isaac Wolf. The Maroons took the 1-0 lead into the intermission.
  • In the 58th minute, Liam Camilleri doubled the RC lead with a goal, assisted from Philani Mlotshwa.
  • Eastern Mennonite brought it within one off a header from Emmanuel Boamah that found the back of the net to make it a 2-1 game  in the 81st minute.
  • Alex Sullivan made one save in the first half before giving way to Zach Behe who made two saves in the final 45 minutes.
  • EMU held a 9-4 edge in shots while Roanoke took nine of the 11 corners on the day. 

Up Next: Men's Soccer advances to the ODAC semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 3  where it will take on top-seed Washington and Lee in Lexington.