HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - FGCU gave up a goal in the 87th minute and fell to the Belmont men's soccer team by the final score of 2-1 at Drakes Creek Park in Hendersonville, Tenn. on Saturday morning.
With the win Belmont improves to 8-5-2 overall and 3-1-2 in the Atlantic Sun, while the Eagles fall to 3-10-1 overall and 1-5-0 in the A-Sun.
Belmont got on the board first off a score by Dan Meacock in the 28th minute. He received a pass through the box area for the score.
The Eagles were able to respond and tie the game with a goal in the 81st minute by Scott Harrison (Cocoa, Fla.). Caleib Lynch (Merritt Island, Fla.) made a crossing pass into the box and Harrison scored the tally after winning a scramble among players from both teams.
In the end, Belmont responded and Will Moorad knocked in the game-winning goal in the 86th minute. Navarda Heath dribbled the ball through the FGCU defense and left a pass for Moorad several feet outside of goal..
Belmont outshot FGCU 17-16 and won the corner kick battle, 6-3.
Janrai Gravely made seven saves in the contest for the win, while Adam Glick (Leola, Pa.) made eight saves in the loss.
The Eagles will return to action on Oct. 26 against Lipscomb. Kick-off is set for 2 p.m.