After a 1-1 overtime draw against Virginia Commonwealth last Sunday, the No. 6 North Carolina men’s soccer team (2-0-1, 0-0 ACC) won 3-0 against Georgia Southern (1-2) at home on Dorrance Field Friday night.
Junior Cameron Fisher and sophomore Ernest Bawa both tallied one goal and one assist Friday night. The first goal of the game from came from Bawa, who scored off of a free kick with just under three minutes remaining in the first half.
Bawa’s goal led to a 1-0 lead for the Tar Heels at halftime and gave the team momentum heading into the second half.
After a slow start to the second half, graduate forward Gerit Wintermeyer put the second goal on the board for North Carolina at the 74-minute mark, with junior Cameron Fisher and first-year Ken Bellini picking up assists on the play. Bellini set up the ball by passing it to Fisher from the left side of the box who then passed the ball to Wintermeyer for a straight forward goal close to the net.
Fisher capped off his performance Friday and later scored a goal of his own with just five minutes left in the game coming off of an assist from Bawa to making the score 3-0.
The Tar Heels continued their aggressiveness offensively with the number of shots taken. North Carolina took 21 shots with eight shots on goal compared to Georgia Southern's one shot.
Who stood out?
Bawa and Fisher both continue to stand out offensively with their consistent performances this season.