By Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information
Toledo, OH---Troy Watson scored his first career goal as the Express men's soccer team posted a 4-0 shutout of Mercyhurst North East Community College today.
Jacob Martin got the Express on the board early with a goal at the 6:11 mark off a deflection from Mercyhurst North East's goalkeeper, Logan Mears.
Bjion Campbell (26:04) and Ahmad Jarrar (33:08) added two more goals in the first half to put the Express up 3-0 at the break. Campbell's goal came on a right to left cross from Austin Combs, while Jarrar's goal came when he beat Mears, who came out a good distance in an attempt to stuff the ball.
Watson scored on a penalty kick at the 73:16 mark for the final Express goal.
Ryan Wicher got his third start in goal of the season for the Express. He made eight saves while posting his second shutout of the season.
Mears went the distance in goal for Mercyhurst North East. He made 10 saves.
The Express are now 10-3-1 overall this year. Today's win stopped a two-game losing streak, while their next action will be Wednesday on the road at 4 p.m. against Lakeland Community College.
Mercyhurst North East fell to 7-4 this year with the loss.
Watson's goal was the first of his career. It came on a penalty kick after Combs was taken down in the box.
Martin's goal raised his team-high total to 10...Campbell's goal, his first since Sept. 15, was his eighth of the season...Jarrar's goal was his fifth of the season...the assist from Combs was his second of the season...the assist from Spence was his first of the season.
The game was played in a light to medium rain until the last few minutes.