BELMONT, N.C. – The second-seeded Belmont Abbey men's soccer team played the seventh-seeded Mount Olive Trojans in the first round of the Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Tournament Saturday. The Crusaders (8-7-1, 7-2-1) were not able to score a goal as the Trojans (5-10-1, 3-6-1) advance to the semifinals with the 2-0 wins.
- The Trojans opened the scoring in the 40th minute as Zac Harvey-Lathem scored.
- Mount olive scored their second goal in the 57th minute when Pedro Franca found the back of the net.
- Both teams took nine shots in the contest.
- Abbey's keeper Ben Knust made three saves in the game.
- Davis McBee and Aaron Madison both managed to put two shots up.
This concludes the Crusaders season, after being picked third in the preseason poll, the Crusaders finished second in the regular season.