WILMINGTON, N.C. – Gardner-Webb kicked off its exhibition season in men's soccer Monday night, falling by a 1-0 score at UNC Wilmington.
The Seahawks netted the match's lone tally in the 53rd minute, with Mark Lindstrom putting home a header off the foot of Joel Bylander – with the assist coming off a free kick.
Gardner-Webb was outshot 14-2 on the night and the host Seahawks held a 5-0 edge in corners. The two teams combined for 25 fouls in the match.
Gardner-Webb will continue its exhibition season this Friday, hosting Lees-McRae at Greene-Harrison Stadium in Boiling Springs. Kickoff is set for 3:30 pm.