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Cumberland men advance to MSC finals with 2-0 win over Campbellsville

Staff Reports • Nov 9, 2017 at 4:25 PM

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Daniel Williams scored both Cumberland goals as the third-seeded Phoenix beat second-seeded Campbellsville 2-0 Thursday in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament semifinals at Joe Hood Field.

Cumberland (14-2-2) advanced to the finals to face top-seeded Lindsey Wilson on Friday. The Blue Raiders beat Life 3-2 in the other semifinal match.

Williams scored in the 10th and 40th minutes to lift the Phoenix to the win. Cumberland finished the match out-shooting the Tigers (13-3-1) 11-7, including a 6-2 advantage in shots on goal.

Bennet Strutz collected a pair of saves to earn his ninth shutout of the season for the Phoenix.

Cumberland and Campbellsville played to a 1-1 draw during the regular season.

The men’s tournament final is slated for noon Friday at Joe Hood Field.

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