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Originally published: 2013-06-12 23:24:52
Last modified: 2013-06-12 23:25:37

LMC Bobcats sports roundup

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Men's soccer releases 2013 schedule

LMC men's soccer team will play a demanding schedule this fall, taking the pitch against three squads that advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season, including the Southeast Region champion, announced head coach Lee Squires Wednesday, June 5.

The Bobcats enjoyed a far better season than its record indicated in 2012, pushing eventual national champion Lynn University to extra time in a narrow 1-0 loss in the season-opener, and topping defending Conference Carolinas champion Coker College on James Galvani's 94th minute strike. Squires and the Bobcats are primed for a return to form this season, returning 14 lettermen from last year's squad, and welcoming a deep and talented recruiting class to campus.

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