“We played well in the second half,” said head coach Oliver Weiss. “We showed a will to win, but unfortunately it was not enough. We gave away two first-half goals and that was the difference tonight.”
The Panthers got on the board in the middle of the first half. Sophomore Scott Rojo tallied his second of the season to give
To close out the half,
Tech cut into the Panther lead in the 70th minute of play. Senior Scott Dillie posted his third goal of the season, as he volleyed a shot from 15 yards out to beat Panther goalkeeper Michael Chesler. Chesler made four saves for the opposition.
In the final numbers, Tech and
Hokie freshman Thomas St. Germain relieved Dunn in net and made three saves in the match.
Next up for the Hokies is an ACC match at NC State on Nov. 1. The start time is slated for 7 p.m.
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