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George Washington Eases Past Liberty 3-0

September 10, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Musa Morris

Musa Morris

The George Washington Colonials down the Liberty Flames 3-0, Tuesday evening at Osborne Stadium.

The visitors struck for a goal in the first half and then netted two goals 28 second apart early in the second half in the victory.

Liberty drops to 1-3. The Flames have lost three straight since opening the season with a win at Radford. George Washington collects it first win of 2019, moving to 1-2-1 on the year.

Scoring Summary
21' – GWU – Sandro Weber (Assisted by Max Holdsworth)
62' – GWU – Max Holdsworth (Penalty kick)
62' – GWU – Colin Anderson (Assisted Max Holdsworth)

Turning Point
Leading 1-0, the visiting Colonials took charge during the 62nd minute. After midfielder Max Holdsworth scored on a penalty kick for a 2-0 advantage, George Washington quickly attacked again just 28 seconds later. Holdsworth found Colin Anderson just above the 18-yard box. Anderson lined a shot from the left side to give the Colonials a 3-0 edge.

Key Stats & Notes
• Liberty held an 11-10 advantage in shots and a 4-3 edge in corner kicks.

• Making his first ever start in goal for the Flames, freshman Danny Cordero made two saves. Justin Grady made five stops in recording the shutout for the Colonials.

• Liberty forward Musa Morris lead the Flames with three shots.

• George Washington midfielder Max Holdsworth netted his first goal of the season and assisted on the Colonials other two goals for a four points in the contest.

• Liberty has been shutout in its last three contests.

Up Next
Liberty travels to Fairfax, Va., for a contest against the George Mason Patriots, Saturday. Match time is scheduled for 7 p.m.