McClain coverts in second half
|Franklin & Marshall (9-3, 2-3 CC)||3||2||5|
|McDaniel (4-7-1, 1-4 CC)||0||1||1|
|1st - 19:01||Ben Beaver (Franklin & Marshall)|
|1st - 27:13||Chris Scott (Franklin & Marshall)|
|1st - 44:17||Jared Bomba (Franklin & Marshall)|
|2nd - 48:01||Mike McClain (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 75:35||Ben Beaver (Franklin & Marshall)|
|2nd - 86:13||Jared Bomba (Franklin & Marshall)|
|Franklin & Marshall||McDaniel|
2 Players (#8, #9 - 2)
A: 2 Players (#4, #12 - 1)
Sh: Ben Beaver - 4
Sv: Tj White - 2
Mike McClain - 1
A: Max Rutherford - 1
Sh: 2 Players (#15, #21 - 3)
Sv: Zach Nibbelink - 4
|TEAM STATISTICS||Franklin & Marshall||McDaniel|
|Shots (on goal)||16 (9)||11 (3)|
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Franklin & Marshall found the back of the net three times in the first half to key a 5-1 Centennial Conference (CC) men's soccer victory over McDaniel on Saturday.
Mike McClain (Takoma Park, Md./Montgomery Blair) scored for the third time in the last five games for the Green Terror (4-7-1, 1-4 CC), tallying 3:01 into the second half.
Jared Bomba led the Diplomats (9-3, 2-3 CC) with two goals.
In a game that featured five yellow cards and 22 combined fouls, Franklin & Marshall converted a pair of penalty kicks among its five markers.
Ryan O'Connell opened the scoring, deflecting the ball into the net at the 19:01 mark.
Mike Irving found Chris Scott approximately eight minutes later to double the lead.
Bomba converted after a handball in the box with just 43 seconds left in the first half.
Max Rutherford (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) crossed a ball that McClain placed in the lower-right corner to pull the hosts within 3-1.
Ben Beaver converted a second penalty kick in the 76th minute before Vince Perry crossed a ball that Bomba finished with fewer than four minutes to play.
The Diplomats finished with a 16-11 advantage in shots while McDaniel held a 7-6 edge in corner kicks.
The Green Terror returns to action at home against Catholic on Wednesday. Game time is 4 p.m.