Zeiko Harris and his Appalachian State Men's Soccer teammates recorded its fourth shutout this season with a 1-0 win over UNC Asheville. Appalachian State are now 6-2-0 on the season and 5-1 at home. UNCA falls to 1-6-1.
Redshirt freshman Jacob Madden, junior Harris and the Appalachian State backline posted another solid 90 minutes for App State, conceding only five shots with one on goal. Madden made one save on the night. On the other end of the field, App State took 15 shots with five on goal. The UNC Asheville goalkeeper, Jarrett Payne, was tested several times throughout the match.
The breakthrough for Appalachian State came in the 67th minute as Mayola Kinyua played a ball to Juan Hernandez making a run on the right flank. Hernandez found Nick Rogers in the box who finished far post for his second goal, and game-winner, of the season. With the assist, Hernandez is now tied for a team-high two assists.