GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The Coker University men's soccer team fell to the Tusculum University Pioneers on Sunday (Oct. 27) by a score of 3-1.
The Pioneers jumped out to an early lead in the first half as in the 20th minute, Henrique Devens found the back of the net. A minute later in the 21st minute, Edgar Cervantes' goal extended the Tusculum lead to 2-0, carrying that advantage into halftime.
Tusculum continued to build on their lead in the second half, as Devens scored a pair of goals to complete the hat trick. He also assisted on Nikola Vujicic's goal in the 82nd minute.
However, the Cobras were very efficient on their corner kicks, scoring two second half goals. In the 63rd minute, Markos Touroukis connected with Robi Obrstar on the far side of the box, who tapped it in for the goal. In the 80th minute, Touroukis found the head of Steffen Husum off the corner kick for his first goal of the season. The Pioneers held on for the 5-2 victory.
The Cobras will be back in action on Wednesday (Oct. 30) when they host the Francis Marion University Patriots at the Coker Athletic Field. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m.