celebrates his goal Sunday
WILDER, Ky. - David
Lies and Tony Capurro each scored goals in the second half Sunday
as the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team defeated
Bellarmine, 3-1, at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
Jim Delaney added a
first-half score for NKU, now 8-3 overall, 5-2 in the Great Lakes
Valley Conference. Delaney’s goal gave the Norse a 1-0 lead
at the 19:44 mark.
Bellarmine drew even
at the 48:22 mark when Ryan Pomeroy drilled a shot into the back
of the net. Lies, however, countered by chipping a 12-yard shot
over the head of Bellarmine goalie Justin Welply into the net to
give NKU a 2-1 advantage at the 50:43 mark.
Capurro sealed the Norse
victory at the 82:29 mark by taking a pass from Chris Thompson and
beating Welply with a one-on-one breakaway shot to give NKU a 3-1
Freshman goalie Anthony
Sucietto played all 90 minutes for NKU and recorded three saves.
The Norse finished with an 11-8 edge in shots and a 4-1 advantage
in corner kicks.
The Norse hit the road
for three straight games this week, beginning with a 4 p.m. contest
at Ashland on Wednesday. NKU will visit both Missouri-St. Louis
(8:30 p.m. Friday) and Missouri-Rolla (3:30 p.m. Sunday) before
returning home Oct. 14 to meet Southern Illinois at Edwardsville.