College Men’s Soccer Final – Guilford 2, Averett 1

DANVILLE, Va. – Omar Solis and Albion Ida scored less than two minutes apart in the second half, which helped visiting Guilford College to a 2-1 men’s soccer win over Averett University Tuesday night.

Solis netted the game’s first goal in the 61st minute before Ida followed just under two minutes later. The Cougars (0-1) halved the deficit on Ville Hautakangas’ tally in the 66th minute.

Junior goalie Eric Hayes (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) made five saves, three in the second half, for his first college win in his second college start. His counterpart, John Matrisciano, stopped thee Quakers’ shots.

Coach Jeff Bateson’s club hosts the University of the South Saturday (9/5) in the Quakers’ home opener at 5:00 p.m.