Cleveland, Miss- #7 William Carey University improved to 2-0 on the season as they defeated Delta State University, 4-1 in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon.


Carey got off to a stellar start as they outshot the Statesman, 8-1 in the opening frame to open a 2-1 lead at the half. Joaquin Ruiz started the scoring in the 6th minute knocking home a free kick and in the 38th minute Ethan Loftin (FR/Bay St. Louis, Miss.) knocked home a  pass from Alvaro Adan Urrea (JR/Madrid, Spain ) for the second Crusader goal.


In the second half Carey put the game away with goals from Chance Bourdene (SR/Flowood, Miss.) and Johnny Buckle (JR/Torquay, England). Michael Conejero (JR/Spain) and James Cooper (SO/Norfolk, England) each recorded assists in the second half.


Grant Adam (SR/Waveland, Miss.) finished with four saves in goal to pick up the win.


WCU is back in action at home on Friday as they host Wiley College (Texas). Kick-off is set for 6:30 pm at Crusader Field.