The North Greenville Crusaders scored two goals in the first half and two goals in the second half to beat the Bruins of Bob Jones University by a final score of 4-1 in Greenville. With the victory, the Crusaders improved their overall record to 4-2-1.
North Greenville fell behind early when BJU's Andrew Peterson scored a goal in the 12th minute to put the Bruins up 1-0. The Crusaders then came to life as they would dominate in shots as well as corner kicks for the rest of the half. A foul by Bob Jones allowed Gareth Greene to take a penalty kick, which he successfully scored on to tie the match. Not long after, Marlon Evans gave NGU the lead with a header goal to close out the half with an assist by Cameron Ward. The Crusaders finished the half with 7 shots.
NGU recorded several shots early in the second half before Keletso Mathathe found the back of the net to give North Greenville a 3-1 lead. Will Moy would cap off the scoring with a goal in the 72nd minute to get NGU a fourth goal. Dawson Martin would see his first playing time of the season at goalkeeper for the final nine minutes of the match and recorded his first save of the season. The Crusaders put together 18 total shots with 13 on goal.
Gareth Greene scored his 4th goal of the season and led in total shots with 4.
Marlon Evans played all 90 minutes and scored his 2nd goal of the season.
Keletso Mathathe shot twice with 1 resulting in a goal.
North Greenville will take a short rest before returning to action in Tigerville Wednesday, September 26th against Emmanuel College in a conference match that was originally postponed due to Hurricane Florence.