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Senior captain Houston Oldham led the Spiders with six shots on Saturday in Williamsburg.
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Senior captain Houston Oldham led the Spiders with six shots on Saturday in Williamsburg.
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Men's Soccer Topped By Tribe
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 09/01/2012
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Richmond men's soccer team was topped, 3-0, by William & Mary on Saturday at the Tribe's Martin Family Stadium in Williamsburg.

Ben Anderson scored an early goal to put the Tribe (1-1-1) on top, 1-0, in the sixth minute, and they would not look back from there as Roshan Patel and Chris Albiston each netted second-half scores to give the Tribe the win.

Senior midfielder Houston Oldham (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Academy) led the Spiders (1-2-0) with six shots on the night, while freshman Manaan Umar (Herndan, Va./Chantilly) finished with a pair of strikes in the setback.

Sophomore Thomas Hand (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown, 1-2-0) secured five saves over a full night in net for the Spiders, while his counterpart in Bennett Jones followed suit with five stops.

After holding a 7-5 advantage in shots at the close of the opening half, Richmond allowed 15 in a second frame that saw the Tribe flex its offensive muscle. W&M also held a 9-7 edge in corner kicks in the match.

Richmond continues its season-opening six-match road swing next weekend when it travels southward to the Davidson Tournament, in which the Spiders will take on the host Wildcats on Saturday, Sept. 8 before meeting Appalachian State two days later.

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Martin Family Stadium - Williamsburg, Va.
Sept. 1, 2012

Richmond     0 0 - 0
1 2 - 3

Shots: UR 7 8 - 15, W&M 5 15 - 20
Corner Kicks: UR 3 4 - 7, W&M - 3 6 - 9
Goalkeepers: UR: Hand - 5 SV, 3 GA, 90:00, L; W&M: Jones  - 5 SV, 0 GA, 90:00, W
Fouls: UR 9, W&M 14
Offsides: UR 1, W&M 6

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