Men’s soccer team falls to Kalamazoo, 3-1

Men’s soccer team falls to Kalamazoo, 3-1

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Olivet College men's soccer team fell to Kalamazoo College, 3-1, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) contest tonight at Mackenzie Field in Kalamazoo.

THE BASICS                    
Final Score:
Kalamazoo 3, Olivet 1
Location: Mackenzie Field; Kalamazoo, Mich.
Records: Kalamazoo 5-5-1 overall, 4-3 MIAA; Olivet 1-8-3 overall, 0-4-3 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • In the first half, the Hornets scored two goals, including the second being on a penalty kick with 11.4 seconds left before halftime.
  • The Comets made the score 2-1 in the second minute of the second half when sophomore Courtney Skerritt rocketed a free kick from 22 yards out into the net at the near post.
  • Kalamazoo regained the two-goal advantage with another penalty kick goal in the 50th minute.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet recorded just six shots in the game.
  • Skerritt led the way with two, and four others each had one.
  • Freshman Brendan Morse played all 90 minutes in net and collected three saves.

FOR THE HORNETS

  • Jacob Lopez Pink scored both PK goals and registered five of the team's 16 shots.
  • Thomas Bryant had Tim Jeske had four shots apiece.
  • Griffin Hamel earned the win in goal, tallying one save.

UP NEXT

Olivet hosts Adrian College Saturday for its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game. The match is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET.