Miami Gardens, Fla. - Lynn University's men's soccer team defeated Florida Memorial 1-0 on Monday night. Tomer Bitton tallied his second goal in as many games to help the Fighting Knights improve to 3-2-0 overall.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Lynn 1, Florida Memorial 0
Records: Lynn (3-2-0), Florida Memorial (0-2-0)
Location: Vizcaya Park | Miami Gardens, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 2-1 all-time (last played in 2011)
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STATS OF THE GAME:
- Bitton scored his second goal of the season just one minute into play as he buried a cross from Will Coutts past FMU keeper Kasey Laventure.
- Lynn outshot Florida Memorial 16-7 and held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.
- Laventure stopped four shots while freshman keeper Julian Carrillio made three saves on the night.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Carrillo made the first appearance of his career. It marks the second time this year a goalkeeper began their Blue and White career with a shutout (Roberto Bazzichetto shutout Christian Brothers in the season opener.
- Will Coutts has two assists in three matches played this season.
Lynn is back on the pitch Saturday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. when it hosts Embry-Riddle. Fans can watch the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com.