Wolfpack Men Fall to No. 7 North Carolina
Oct. 21, 2001
Raleigh, N.C. - The NC State men's soccer fell to No. 7 North Carolina 4-0 Sunday afternoon at Method Road. The Tar Heels netted their first goal 15 minutes into the game, and recorded their eighth shutout this season, including the fourth shutout in a row.
Logan Pause got North Carolina (12-2, 3-1 ACC) on the scoreboard at the 14:28 mark when he fired a shot from 18 yards out the beat NC State (3-10, 0-5 ACC) keeper Mitchell Watson. The assist went to David Testo. UNC then notched the second goal of the contest when NC State's Chiedu Chukwumah knocked a cross into the Pack net for an own goal. The Tar Heels were up 2-0 at the half.
UNC would add a third goal in the 63rd minute. Raymond Fumo crossed the ball to Ryan Kneipper into the NC State box. Kneipper trapped the ball down and fed Testo for the goal. Kneipper would net his own goal with under two minutes to play off of an assist from Mike Gell.
The Tar Heels outshot the Pack 21-8 on the day. UNC's Michael Ueltschey registered four saves for the shutout, while NC State's Watson finished with nine saves.
NC State will next take part in the Big Four Tournament this weekend hosted by Duke. NC State will take on UNC Charlotte Friday at 5:00 p.m., and UNC Greensboro Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Scoring: UNC's Pause from Testo at 14:28
Own goal at 31:02
UNC's Testo from Kneipper and Fumo at 62:53
UNC's Kneipper from Gell at 88:40
Shots: UNC 21, NCSU 8
Saves: UNC 4 (Ueltschey 4), NCSU 9 (Watson 9)
Corner Kicks: UNC 7, NCSU 4
Fouls: UNC 19, NCSU 18