Delhommelle’s late goal gives Lander 1-0 win over Erskine

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Hugo Delhommelle and the Bearcats earned their third straight win over Erskine on Wednesday night (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)

GREENWOOD – The Lander men’s soccer team earned its first victory of the season Wednesday night, defeating Erskine College, 1-0, in a non-conference game at Huggins Field.

Lander, which leads the Erskine series, 26-10-2, improves to 1-2 overall, while the Flying Fleet drops to 1-1.

Sophomore Hugo Delhommelle netted the game’s lone goal at the 82:17 mark, giving the Bearcats their first win of the year and third consecutive victory over Erskine.

Lander outshot Erskine, 18-8 and dominated corner kicks, 10-0.

Freshman goalkeeper Dean Cowdroy recorded one save, while Erskine’s Martin Arias stopped eight Bearcat shots.

Lander travels to Wingate for a 7:30 match on Saturday night.

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