Vardy Notches 200th Win as Men's Soccer Downs Rhodes 2-1

Vardy Notches 200th Win as Men's Soccer Downs Rhodes 2-1

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Longtime head men's soccer coach, Richard Vardy, earned his 200th career victory this afternoon after Berry pulled out a 2-1 road win against Rhodes College.

Berry's Steven Moore tallied in the 68th off a pass from Jake Williamson to give Berry a 1-0 advantage. Rhodes’ William Mitchell then tied the game less than a minute later, finding the back of the net to tie the game at 1-1. Williamson rounded out the game with a game-winner off a pass from Alec Jones in the 82nd minute, ensuring Berry’s 2-1 victory. 

BERRY STANDOUTS:

• Williamson: 4 SH, 4 SOG, G, A

• Moore: SH, SOG, G

• Jones: SH, A

RHODES STANDOUTS:

• Mitchell: 4 SH, 2 SOG, G

• Mark Robinson: 5 SH

NOTABLES:

• With the win, Berry improved to 4-5 overall, as well as 1-2 in the conference.

• Rhodes falls to 6-2-2 and 2-1.

• The Lynx led the game in shots (17-13) and corner kicks (6-5). 

UP NEXT: 

Berry will play Hendrix in their next game on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 1:00pm in Conway, Ark.

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