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Pew nets first-half marker in draw

Drake Pew plays the midfield
Drake Pew (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (0-0-1) 1, Neumann (0-0-1) 1 (2OT)
What:
Non-Conference men's soccer opener
When:
Friday, Aug. 31
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel scored in the game's 15th minute on a goal by Drake Pew (York, Pa./Dallastown Area) for a 1-0 lead. Neumann countered with a Gavin Ford tally in the 50th minute and defenses held from there for a draw.

THE LEADERS
Drake Pew scored the lone goal for McDaniel, coming off a corner kick.
Jimmy Towers (Bally, Pa./Boyertown) registered his first collegiate assist.
Aaron Bilbie (Glen Rock, N.J./Glen Rock) made four saves in his first collegiate start.

FOR THE FOES
• Gavin Ford scored unassisted for the Knights.
• Shane Smith made three saves.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• McDaniel carried play in the first overtime, holding a 3-1 advantage in shots but couldn't score.
• Neumann turned the tables in the second overtime with a 4-0 advantage in shots.

FROM THE GAME
Watch Pew's goal:

Play of the Day: Drake Pew, men's soccer
Aug 31, 2018

THE INSIDE STORY
• It was Drake Pew's first goal since the opening weekend of 2017.
Jimmy Towers connected with Pew on the corner kick for his first collegiate assist.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at Valley Forge on Tuesday. Game time is 4 p.m.