Men's Soccer Overcomes Early Goal to Defeat Campbell, 4-1

Oct. 12, 2002

Box Score

                        1	2	F
Campbell                1	0	1
Jacksonville            1	3	4

Goals: JU- Richard Blackburn (Stephen Decker) 23:14, Ryan Potts (R. Blackburn) 72:02, Decker (R. Blackburn 2) 81:45, Decker 2 (R. Blackburn 3) 88:11, Cam- Jason Kirk (Billy Englishby) 2:17. Shots: JU- 13, Cam- 11. Corner Kicks: JU- 8, Cam- 5. Saves: JU- 4 (Greg Williams 4), Cam- 3 (Billy Englishby 3). Records: JU- 6-4-1, 2-1 A-Sun, Cam- 2-8, 1-4 A-Sun.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - JU sophomore Richard Blackburn (Jacksonville, Fla.) had three assists and one goal, while junior Stephen Decker (Gainesville, Fla.) had two goals and an assist leading the Dolphins to a 4-1 victory over Campbell in Atlantic Sun action Saturday at the Ashley Sports Complex. The win improves the Dolphins to 2-1 in the A-Sun and 6-4-1 overall.

JU scored three goals in the final 17 minutes of the game to break open a 1-1 tie and overwhelm the Fighting Camels for the victory. Blackburn found sophomore Ryan Potts (Winter Park, Fla.) in the 73rd minute for the first of his three-straight assists and Potts blasted a shot past Campbell keeper Billy Englishby for the 2-1 lead. Blackburn assisted on both of Decker's goals in the 82nd minute and again in the 89th minute for the Dolphins' final goal. Junior Greg Williams (Hopewell, N.Y.) recorded four saves for the Dolphins.

Jason Kirk scored in the third minute of the game for the Fighting Camels, taking a punt from Englishby and sending it into the net for the early 1-0 lead. JU tied the game in the 24th minute as Decker sent a sharp cross into the box near the right end line and Blackburn leaped up and headed the ball into the net just inside the far post.

The Dolphins return to action on Monday, Oct. 14, as they host Gardner-Webb in A-Sun action at the Ashley Sports Complex at 4 p.m.