Men’s soccer team suffers 3-2 loss to Rochester in season-opener

Men’s soccer team suffers 3-2 loss to Rochester in season-opener

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College men's soccer team suffered a tough 3-2 loss Rochester College this afternoon in its season-opener at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Rochester 3, Olivet 2
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Rochester 2-6 overall, Olivet 0-1 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Neither team was able to put any shots in the back of the net in the first half.
  • Rochester scored a pair of goals in a span of just over five minutes to take a 2-0 lead.
  • The Comets answered with two goals to level the score at 2-2 in the 80th minute.
  • The Warriors netted what proved to be the winning goal in the 84th minute.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Sophomore David Magallon scored Olivet's first goal in the 72nd minute. Junior Evan Shambaugh sent a free kick from the opposite side of the field into the box, where Magallon sent a shot to the far post and into the goal.
  • Freshman Brevan Bender found the back of the net for his first collegiate goal in the 80th minute. Senior Gregory Petty was credited with the assist.
  • For the game, Magallon had a team-best four shots, placing three on-goal.
  • Junior Nathan Weeks played the first half in goal, and made one save. Freshman Tyler Marsman allowed the three goals in the second half.

FOR THE WARRIORS

  • Fred Prest scored the first Rochester goal, while Donovan Perayeff netted the final two.
  • Prest and Perayeff were credited with all of the Warriors' shots – four for Prest and three for Perayeff.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

UP NEXT

  • Olivet returns to the field Sunday, Sept. 4, when Central (Iowa) College visits the Cutler Athletic Complex for a 1 p.m. contest.