Mayer’s goal lifts Vikings past Cornell

Posted on: October 21st, 2012 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Karl Mayer scored in the 70th minute to lift the Lawrence University men’s soccer team to a 2-1 Midwest Conference victory over Cornell College on Sunday.

Mayer scored his first goal of the season off a pass from Simon Newsom at 69:19 to break a 1-1 tie.

Goalkeeper Kevin Aslett made seven saves to pick up the victory for Lawrence (7-8-1, 4-4-1 MWC).

Cornell (0-15-1, 0-8-1) grabbed the early lead with a goal in the ninth minute, but Lawrence struck back just 5:04 later. Joe Cullen scored his first goal of the season off a pass from Charlie Mann to tie the score at 1-1.

Jordan Setser made five saves and took the loss. Lawrence had a 14-9 edge in shots.

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