MEN: MACON, Ga. – A pair of Eagles goals within the last four minutes of the second half proved to be the difference maker as FGCU (3-0-1) defeated 2021 SoCon champions and NCAA Tournament qualifier Mercer (2-2-2), on Sunday evening at Betts Stadium. The Eagles will return to action on Friday, Sept. 16 as they open ASUN play at Jacksonville (2-2-1).
Graduate forward Jovoney Brown (Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica/North Florida) delivered the first goal of the match for the Eagles with a header that was assisted by junior midfielder Landon Ameres (Palmetto, Fla./Virginia Tech) that stunned the keeper. In the second half, senior Davi Alves (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/West Florida) tied the match with a shot off a pass from graduate midfielder Abdul Kuku (Sydney, Australia/Seattle) that connected into the left side of the net.
With under a minute…