Big second half keys win
McDaniel breaks open deadlock at halftime with three second-half tallies over Juniata
WESTMINSTER, Md. - Marrio Davis (Baltimore, Md./Friends School of Baltimore) tallied his first two collegiate goals as part of McDaniel's 4-1 victory over Juniata in non-conference men's soccer action on Thursday.
The Green Terror (1-1) controlled play in the second half, outshooting the Eagles (1-1) by an 11-1 margin to finish with an 18-5 advantage for the game. McDaniel also added an 11-2 edge in corner kicks, including 8-1 in the decisive second half.
After Davis put the Green Terror on the board in the 17th minute off a misplay by the Juniata keeper, Andrew Steffen sent a ball over the top of the defense that Aaron Bray floated in from 30 yards out past a drawn out McDaniel goalie to even the score with 1:24 remaining in the first half.
Just 5:23 into the second half, Davis put home his own rebound to give the Green Terror the lead for good.
Adam Sommers (Frostburg, Md./Beall) stretched the lead to 3-1 in the 80th minute when he was waiting on the back post to knock home a Timothy Wineke (Reisterstown, Md./North Carroll) shot-and-save.
With 2:05 to play, Wineke put the game out of reach, heading home an Eddy Lingue (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) pass from the right side of the endline.
Robert Hollasch (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) didn't need to make a save to pick up the win in his first start of the season.
McDaniel returns to action at the Mary Washington Soccer Classic against Marymount on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.
Juniata (1-1) 1 0 - 1
McDaniel (1-1) 1 3 - 4
M - Marrio Davis, 16:16
J - Aaron Bray (Andrew Steffen), 43:36
M - Davis, 50:23
M - Adam Sommers (Timothy Wineke), 79:52
M - Wineke (Eddy Lingue), 87:55
Shots: J 5, M 18. Corner Kicks: J 2, M 11. Fouls: J 14, M 16. Saves: J 4 (Joe Kohler), M 0 (Robert Hollasch).