Crusaders Earn First Win of Season at Barton

Crusaders Earn First Win of Season at Barton

WILSON, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey men's soccer team captured its first win of the season, beating Barton 3-0 Saturday. Adam Lindskog, Sander Herlofsen, and Nando Morales scored their first goals of the season as the Crusaders won their Conference Carolinas opener.

How it Happened

  • Morales put in a header in the fourth minute to put the Crusaders up 1-0.
  • Herlofsen headed in Morales' corner to push The Abbey lead to 2-0 in the eighth minute.
  • Lindskog scored his second goal of the match after Mark Trompeter assisted his effort in the 47th minute.
  • Belmont Abbey and Barton both recorded 14 shots in the game.
  • Abbey keeper Ben Knust managed seven saves in his first shutout of his career.
  • Barton keeper Francisco Noguera recorded five saves.

Belmont Abbey is now 1-2 on the year and 1-0 in conference play. Barton is now 2-1 on the year and 0-1 in league play.

The Crusaders will travel to Franklin Springs, Ga., to play Emmanuel on Wednesday.