Collegiate soccer is supposed to be harder than this.
The No. 6 Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team improved to 13-1-0 overall and made it 10 wins in 10 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games with an 11-0 shutout at Colorado Christian (0-8-1 overall, 2-11-2 RMAC) on Sunday afternoon.
“A lot of guys got on the scoresheet,” said first-year head coach Oige Kennedy, and he wasn’t kidding.
Euan Purcell scored a hat trick, and Byron Cephers added two – while Jamie Cunningham, Jeff Jennings, David Barden, Joe Barnd, Thomas Hoang and Abdel Becerra each scored in the 55-minute mercy-rule contest.
“We set about the task of scoring more than anybody had against Christian,” Kennedy said, noting that Regis beat the Cougars by 10. “It was good that we were able to achieve our goal.
“We’re using different methods to motivate the guys this year,” he said.
Goalkeeper Zane Wells, fresh off his selection as RMAC Academic Player of the Year, made three saves to preserve the clean sheet and even got into the act on offense, when he took a penalty kick that was saved.
FLC outshot the Cougars 49-6