Reilly Leads Columbia Cougars to AMC Tournament Championship
November 13, 2016 - Finding Carter
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 – 11:30 AM
Columbia, Mo. – Tonight a Columbia College men’s soccer group took on Lyon (Ark.) College in a AMC Championship Final. The Cougars were means to better a Scots by a final measure of 2-0 to explain a AMC Tournament Championship and a mark in a NAIA National Tournament.
The Cougars have been personification good soccer in their final few games and are entrance in off of a outrageous 4-2 feat over Lindenwood University-Belleville on Tuesday night. Columbia College found themselves down streamer into a second half though scored 3 second half goals including a diversion leader from Juan Pablo Agredo to keep their deteriorate alive.
The Cougars looked to lift over that movement into tonight’s diversion and were means to only that as they jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after a idea from Dan Reilly. The idea came after a Cougars were means to acquire themselves a dilemma flog after operative a turn low into a Scots half. Zachary Felz took a dilemma for Columbia College and played a prolonged turn opposite a box finding Nick Hornewho was means to conduct a turn behind opposite a box. Dan Reilly was in a right place during a right time and knocked in Horne’s cranky for his second idea of a season.
The Cougar lead stood by halftime as they were means to play good invulnerability in a initial half not permitting a Scots to take advantage of any of their scoring opportunities. Columbia College had 8 shots in a half including 3 on target. Iain McTurk had a outrageous initial half as a AMC Defensive Player of a Week was means to save all 6 shots he faced.
The Scots came out in a second half looking to get behind into a diversion though a Cougars invulnerability stood clever not permitting Lyon College to emanate any dangerous scoring opportunities. Columbia College was means to collect adult one some-more idea to indurate their mark in a National Tournament as Dan Reilly made a prolonged run down a left sideline before slicing it behind and finding Carter Cox in a center of a box who quietly buried his shot for his second idea of a season.
Iain McTurk was in idea for a Cougars tonight recording 8 saves in a contest. The shutout tonight outlines a fifth solo shutout for a comparison goalkeeper on a deteriorate and a Cougars seventh overall.
Following tonight’s championship game, a American Midwest Conference named 20 tyro athletes to their Men’s Soccer First-Team All-Conference Team, including 5 selections from Columbia College. Matija Ceraj, Mitchell Conning, Edin Campara, and Zachary Felz, who was also named to a Champions of Character Team, were comparison as First Team All-AMC members. Additionally, Pere Adrian Servera was named to a Honorable Mention All-AMC Team.
The Cougars will find out who and where they will play in a initial turn of a National Tournament on Monday, Nov 11th when a NAIA announces a contest brackets during 12 p.m. The initial turn of a contest will be hold on Saturday, Nov 19th.