Upstate Men’s Soccer Opens Its 35th Season at UNC Asheville

August 28, 2014 at 1:21 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – Following a 3-0 mark in the preseason with wins over South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan and USC Aiken, the USC Upstate men’s soccer team will open the regular season Friday evening at 5:30 at UNC Asheville. It marks the 35th year of men’s soccer at Upstate.

Upstate opened the preseason with a 2-1 win at South Carolina behind goals from Taylor Scalera and Rinaldi Alphonse. Peter Bannister and Sam Moss tallied goals in the 2-1 win over Southern Wesleyan in the second game of the preseason, while Marvin Schmiege and Rinaldi Alphonse notched penalty kick goals to down USC Aiken 2-0 in the final preseason outing.

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