Tigerville, SC – The North Greenville men’s soccer team was handed its third straight loss on Tuesday night as the Cobras of Coker College downed the Crusaders 2-1 in Pepsi Stadium.
North Greenville forward Jonathan Restrepo scored the game’s first goal in the 13th minute before Coker answered back with a goal of its own in the 14th minute. The Cobras’ goal was scored by Atticus Lurn.
The Cobras scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 26th minute as Stephen Scrivens received a pass from Carlos Recinos and put the ball in the back of the net.
North Greenville outshot Coker 13-12 but continued to commit one too many fouls as the team committed 13 fouls compared to 11 by the Cobras.
On the season, the Crusaders have committed 80 total fouls compare to just 70 by opposing teams. Of the 80 fouls, 12 have resulted in yellow cards, including three apiece by Restrepo and defender Wil Pickel.
The Crusaders (2-4, 1-2 in conference) hosts Belmont Abbey in Pepsi Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.