Eagles Travel to Wilmington and Greensboro for Matches this Week
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Eagles on the Road for Two Games
Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Eagles (4-1-0, 12 pts) will be on the road twice this week as they travel to Wilmington, NC and Greensboro, NC for divisional matchups. Charlotte travels to Wilmington on Wednesday, June 7th before heading to Greensboro on Saturday, June 10th.
The Wilmington Hammerheads (1-3-0, 3 pts) faced off against the Myrtle Beach Mutiny on Monday night. The Mutiny were able tom come away with a 3-1 win at UNCW’s soccer stadium thanks to goals from Tobenna Uzo, DeJuan Jones, and Jason Romero. Wilmington got on the board first thanks to a Tanner Roberts goal in the 4th minute, but was unable to hold on to the lead.
Wednesday’s game will be the final time this season the Eagles and Hammerheads play. Charlotte holds a 1-0 series record so far thanks to a 6-2 win at home on May 13th.
The Carolina Dynamo currently sit at 7th in the division with 4 points and a 1-3-1 record. The Dynamo hosted NCFC U23 on Saturday, June 3rd and played them to a 1-1 draw. Wake Forest Forward Jon Bakero is currently leading the team in goals with three of them in his three games played. He scored in the 65th minute against NCFC U23 to equalize and earn the hosts a point.
Charlotte hosted the Dynamo on May 20th and came away with a 3-1 win. The two teams will meet a third time at Charlotte Christian on Tuesday, July 11th to round out the season series.
Kelvin Omondi currently leads both the Eagles and the PDL in goals scored with seven in five games played. Ryan Williams also leads the team and is tied for the league lead in assists with four in five games.
James Pyle earned Charlotte’s first PDL clean sheet of the season in their game against the Bantams on Saturday night. It was Pyle’s 11th career clean sheet for the PDL side.
From Charlotte to Wilmington we’ll keep the Orange Flag Flying High!