No. 4 Franklin & Marshall (15-2, 8-1 CC) 7, McDaniel (11-6, 3-6 CC) 0
What: Centennial Conference (CC) men's soccer game
When: Saturday, Nov. 2
Where: Lancaster, Pa.
THE SKINNY STORY
Franklin & Marshall, ranked fourth in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll, scored three times in a 3-minute, 11-second span of the first half as part of a 7-0 win over McDaniel.
FOR THE FOES
• Jack Brandt scored two goals for the Diplomats, who secured the top seed in the conference tournament with the win.
THE REST OF THE STORY
• A.J. Kopacz headed a ball into the goal in the ninth minute for a 1-0 F&M lead.
• Jack Brandt and Alex Lalovic scored just 14 seconds apart to push the lead to 3-0 with just 11:36 elapsed. Brandt scored on a short pass that he blasted home into the top-left corner while Lalovic scored from the top of the box.
• Christian Avila Nere scored on an open net in the 67th minute before Brandt netted his second a minute later on a free kick from 20 yards out.
• Ryan Horan and Kane Feudtner scored the final two goals in the last 20 minutes.
THE INSIDE STORY
• Franklin & Marhsall finished with a 23-7 advantage in shots and 5-1 edge in corner kicks.
McDaniel will wait until Monday, Nov. 11 to learn of its fate for the ECAC tournament.