BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Freshman Marcos Kitromilides scored a pair of second half goals en route to the Presbyterian College men’s soccer team (1-8, 1-0) picking up a 3-1 win over Campbell (5-4, 2-1) on Friday night at the Eakes Athletic Complex.
How It Happened
The Blue Hose came out strong in their first Big South game of the season registering the first four shots and two corner kicks of the game. Campbell’s first shot came at the 15:19 mark via a header from Cam Rees that Jan Hoffelner saved.
Ricardo Hernandez scored in the 37th minute off his own rebound to give PC the 1-0 lead at halftime.
Campbell replied quickly in the second half, tying the game at 1-1 in the 50th minute. JJ Donnelly snuck one past Hoffelner from the top of the 18-yard box. The Camels looked to take the lead moments later when they were awarded a penalty kick. However, Bastien Oberli hit the crossbar and PC’s defense cleared the ball and kept the game level at 1-1.
Kitromilides subbed in at 57:27 and found himself in the right place just three minutes later to tuck Sergio Pinto’s rebound into the net to give PC the 2-1 lead. The Cyprus native scored his second in the 85th minute to secure the win off a low cross from Luca Ziegler.
Both teams took 11 shots, with PC leading 8-5 in shots on target. Hoffelner recorded four saves.
The Blue Hose host Winthrop on Wednesday, October 3, at Martin Stadium.