LEBANON, Tenn. – Sebastian Fischer scored a goal and assisted on another, as 12th-ranked Bryan College scored twice in the first seven minutes and never looked back in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Dayton, Tenn.
Six different Bryan College (12-1-2) players scored in the match, while five players recorded assists. Cumberland (3-9-0) has lost three straight matches and helped the Lions with an own goal in the seventh minute, putting Bryan ahead 2-0.
The Lions took an early lead when Richard Cook scored on an assist from Tom Hemmings in the sixth minute. The own goal came about 40 seconds later, but CU settled for about 20 minutes before giving up two more scores before halftime.
Ricky Angel scored on an assist from Curt Hays in the 26th minutes and the Lions took a 4-0 lead into halftime when Fischer netted a goal on an assist from Jordan Devlin in the 41st minute.
After the break Daniel O’Kane scored unassisted in the 55th minute and Jonathan Houghton posted a goal on an assist from Harry Sherwood less than three minutes later. Andrew Knighten netted the final goal for Bryan on an assist from Fischer in the 79th minute.
Cumberland hosts Mid-Continent Saturday at 1 p.m. The Bulldogs play their final home match of the year Tuesday against rival Trevecca Nazarene starting at 3 p.m. Cumberland concludes the regular season with matches at Kentucky Wesleyan on October 29 and Freed-Hardeman on November 2.