Hartsville, SC- The Coker College Men’s Soccer team fell to Pfeiffer University, 3-0 in their final game of the season on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops to Coker 6-12 overall, and 2-8 in Conference Carolinas play, while the Falcons improve to 10-6-1 overall and 6-3-1 in the conference.
Pfeiffer jumped out to a 1-0 lead at the 37 minute mark, as Matthew Harris scored on a penalty kick. All though Coker controlled the first half of play, the score remained 1-0 entering the half.
In the second half the Falcons struck early, just three minutes into the half, as Matthew Denton found the back of the net with a jumping header off a corner kick from Wilver Menacho.
Pfeiffer held the two goal advantage until the 83rd minute when they put the nail in the coffin with a goal from Davi Lorenzo, assisted by Renato Barbosa.
Coker and the Pfeiffer had an even 10 shots apiece, but only two of those were on frame for the Cobras. Alex Moreneo earned the shutout for the Falcons, while Adam Danziger (Palmetto, FL) and Ryan Lewis (Satellite Beach, FL) combined for four Cobras saves.
Coker honored seniors, Jake Wyman (Bradenton, FL) and Olivier Harper (Orlando, FL) before the match, as they played in their final home game.
Soccer Game Summary (Final)
The Automated ScoreBook For Soccer
Pfeiffer University vs Coker College (Oct 27, 2007 at Hartsville, SC)
Pfeiffer University (10-6-1, 6-3-1) vs. Coker College (6-12, 2-8)
Date: Oct 27, 2007 Attendance: 100
Weather: partly sunny
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Pfeiffer University. 1 2 - 3
Coker College....... 0 0 - 0
1. 37:00 PUMS07 Harris,Matthew Penalty kick
2. 48:57 PUMS07 Denton,Matthew (Menacho,Wilver) - header off corner into right corner
3. 83:04 PUMS07 Lorenzo,Davi (Barbosa,Renato) - faked out keeper in box
Shots: Pfeiffer University 10, Coker College 10
Saves: Pfeiffer University 2 (Moreno,Alex 2), Coker College 4 (Adam
Danziger 3; Ryan Lewis 1)