Huntingdon scores six goals in first win of the season

Kelan LeBlanc scored three goals in Wednesday's win over MUW. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)
Kelan LeBlanc scored three goals in Wednesday's win over MUW. (Photo by Julie Bennett/juliebennettphoto.com)

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Huntingdon men's soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a 6-3 victory over Mississippi University for Women on Wednesday night.

Kelan LeBlanc and Kebba Jeng each scored three goals and Mac Puller had two assists to lead the Hawks.

Huntingdon scored three goals in the first 25 minutes of the game, with Jeng scoring twice and LeBlanc scoring once.

The Hawks carried a 3-0 lead into halftime but MUW scored twice in the first 20 minutes of the second half to make it a one-goal game. LeBlanc and Jeng answered to help the Hawks regain the momentum. Leading 3-2, LeBlanc and Jeng each scored in a 50-second span to make it 5-2.

LeBlanc added his final goal in the 87th minute.

 

Records: Huntingdon (1-5); Mississippi University for Women (2-5)

 

Huntingdon Stats

Goals: Kelan LeBlanc (3), Kebba Jeng (3)

Assists: Mac Puller (2), Kelan LeBlanc (1), A.J. Jonas (1)

Shots On Goal: Kelan LeBlanc (3), Kebba Jeng (3)

Goalkeeper: Zak Heino -- 4 saves and 3 goals allowed in 90:00

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon plays at Berea on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. (Central)