Florida Southern Feels the Fuhry of Men’s Soccer

Florida Southern Feels the Fuhry of Men’s Soccer

Lakeland, Fla. – Konstantin Fuhry turned away a career-high five shots and extended his scoreless streak to 314 minutes as Lynn University's 17th-ranked men's soccer team topped Florida Southern 1-0 on Saturday evening.  Lukas Hombach netted the game-winner in the 58th minute of play to keep the Fighting Knights undefeated on the year. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score:
 Lynn 1, Florida Southern 0
Records: Lynn (6-0-1, 3-0-1 SSC); Florida Southern (2-3-3, 1-1-2 SSC)
Location: Moccasin Field | Lakeland, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 24-3 all-time (def. FSC 3-1 in SSC quarterfinals in 2018)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Hombach scored his third goal of the season in the 58th minute when he took in a diagonal cross from Julian Kirsting and buried his shot past Mocs' keeper Philip Faderl.
  • Lynn was outshot 8-7 and the Moccasins held the 6-3 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Fuhry stopped all five attempts on goal while Faderl made three saves.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • This is the first match of the year Lynn has been outshot by its opponent.
  • Lynn's seven shots are also a season-low.
  • The Blue and White have logged three consecutive shutouts and have not allowed a goal since the 66th minute against Eckerd.
  • Hombach now shares the team lead in goals (three) and points (7) with Rodrigo Fernandez.
  • Both goals and points are a new career-high for Hombach.
  • Fuhry topped his previous best for saves by two, set against both Nova Southeastern and Rollins.
  • Kirsting's assist is the second of his career.  His last assist came as a freshman at Francis Marion.
  • Lynn has recorded at least four shutouts every year in the program's history.

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights are back on the pitch Wednesday, Oct. 9, when they travel to Miami Shores, Fla., for a 6 p.m. kickoff against longtime rival Barry University.  Fans can watch the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com.