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Panthers Pummel Saints in Regional Match

Luca Campanini James Ragan Photography

The Florida Tech men’s soccer team improved to 4-0 on Tuesday night, with a convincing 6-1 win over the Flagler Saints at Rick Stottler Field. Per Henrik Nag was the only multiple goal scorer for the Panthers, netting two on the night.

Florida Tech goalie Jason Fesquet, who recorded a clean sheet in his first start on September 1, gave up a goal with 20:13 left in this one. He was credited with two saves.

Florida Tech dominated in every offensive category, outshooting Flagler 27-7, including 17-1 in the first half. Flagler’s first shot of the night came 28:54 into the match. They had just three shots on goal. while the Panthers took 15 against Flagler netminder Iwan Roberts.

Florida Tech’s offense got rolling early. Guillermo Segovia Marcos took the Panthers first corner 23 seconds in. The ball came to Mikkel Roeisland in the box. His first shot was saved, but he got his own rebound and booted it home, putting the Panthers on the board 36 seconds into the contest.

Nag’s first goal of the match came on a nice feed from Craig McCall. He found Nag, who banged it home off the crossbar at 18:23, making it 2-0. The final goal of the half came off the foot of Luca Campanini with 9:17 left in the half. It was his third of the season, giving the home team a 3-0 lead.

Solomon Wheatley was all over the place in the first half and took a handful of shots. He was not rewarded with a goal but made his presence felt. He finished with six shots overall.

Marcos scored the first goal of the second half just over 13 minutes in, with an assist from Abram Murphy. It was the second goal of the season for Marcos, giving his squad a 4-0 lead.

It took just 1:14 for the Panthers to strike again, with Campanini taking a shot that was saved, only to see the rebound fall to Luis Berrios, who sent it by Roberts to make it 5-0.

Nag struck again with 10:08 to go in the game, with an unassisted tally. It was his fourth of the season.

For more info: Flagler @ Florida Tech Box Score

The Panthers hit the road on Saturday, heading to West Palm Beach to take on the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish in the first Sunshine State Conference match of the season. The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.