St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 26, 2017 – The No. 16-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's soccer team erupted for four second-half goals en route to a 5-0 win over Greenville University Tuesday at Francis Field in St. Louis.
WashU won its sixth-straight game to improve to 6-0-1, while Greenville dropped to 4-5. The Bears are one of 21 teams in NCAA Division III who remain unbeaten.
The Bears outshot Greenville 20-5 in the first half. Greenville goalkeeper Nick Holland made 10 saves to keep it a one-goal game.
Senior Shadi Awad headed home a free kick from Yamamoto in the 47th minute to push the advantage to 2-0. The goal for Awad was his first of the season.
WashU outshot Greenville 38-6 and had a 5-1 advantage in corner kicks.
WashU opens conference play at Emory University (6-2) on Saturday, Sept. 30. Game time is set for 11 a.m. in Atlanta. The Bears will also take on Oglethorpe University (4-2-1) on Monday at Noon (ET) in Atlanta.
BEAR NOTEBOOK: WashU leads the all-time series against Greenville 23-3-1, and the Bears have won 10-straight meetings … The five goals scored were a season high … The Bears are unbeaten in their last nine games dating back to last season … WashU has yet to allow a goal in the second half … The goal for Schmitz was the first of his career.