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Bearcats host Francis Marion with hopes of extending PBC winning streak

Bearcats host Francis Marion with hopes of extending PBC winning streak

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's soccer team (5-2, 2-0 PBC) puts its top spot in the Peach Belt Conference on the line Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. when it plays host to Francis Marion (4-2, 0-1 PBC) at Van Taylor Stadium.

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STORYLINES

• Lander is 35-11-4 all-time against the Patriots in a series dating back to 1981. 

• The Bearcats have won 11 consecutive conference matches in the regular season.

• Lander stayed unbeaten in PBC play last Wednesday by rallying from a 2-0 halftime deficit at Flagler to earn a 3-2 double-overtime victory. Jordan Skelton and Sam Lofts both scored in the second half before Thibault Chretien netted a free kick to complete the comeback. 

• Chretien was named the PBC Player of the Week for his efforts against Flagler. He is one of only two freshmen in the conference with multiple goals and assists this season. 

• Junior Richard Bryan leads the conference in shots with 32 on the year.

• The Bearcats boast one of the league's most aggressive offenses. Lander leads the PBC in shots, points, goals and goals per match. 

• The 2016-17 Lander women's basketball team will be honored on the field at halftime.