WILLIAMSBURG — Facing a daunting non-conference schedule after losing a handful of key seniors from last season, William and Mary men's soccer coach Chris Norris thought the learning curve for his freshman class would be steep.
With the toughest part of the out-of-league schedule now behind it, the Tribe has managed a 1-1-2 record due in part to a talented group of newcomers that has infused energy into the squad.
W&M recorded a win over Liberty and draws against No. 3 North Carolina and preseason Conference-USA favorite Charlotte. The loss came in the season opener at No. 19 Louisville.
A slate of freshmen made a significant appearance in Tuesday's scoreless...