Panthers Blank Knights 2-0

Panthers Blank Knights 2-0

BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia University men's soccer team played host to the William Peace Pacers Wednesday night, losing the match 2-0.

In the first half the Knights' defense ran steady, not allowing a goal on the 11 shots. The Knights saw limited offensive action, being unable to earn a corner kick and only recording one shot on goal.

In the second half the Pacers set the tone. The Knights could not mitigate the William Peace offense as they increased their total shots, totaling 14 shots, including four on goal. The Knights surrendered two quick goals in the 71st minute, building the Pacers' lead to 2-0.

The Pacers outshot the Knights 25-3, shots on goals 10-1, and had eight corners to the Knights' zero. Goalkeeper James Hampton secured eight saves for Southern Virginia.

The Knights will play next a conference match against York (Pa.) at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6