Men’s soccer team stymied at Calvin

Men’s soccer team stymied at Calvin

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Olivet College men's soccer team was stymied by Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association leader Calvin College, 7-0, this afternoon at Zuidema Field in Grand Rapids.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Calvin 7, Olivet 0
Location: Zuidema Field; Grand Rapids, Mich.
Records: Calvin 7-1 overall, 4-0 MIAA; Olivet 1-8-1 overall, 1-2-1 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Knights scored two goals in the first half in a stretch of six minutes and 10 seconds.
  • There was no more scoring until Calvin netted a pair of goals separated by 85 seconds in the 61st and 62nd minutes. The Knights added to their total with two more goals in a three-minute span and capped the game's scoring on a goal with three minutes remaining.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet finished the game with only two shots – one each for senior Michael Brait and junior Chase Dunn.
  • Junior Nathan Weeks played all 90 minutes in goal and had 11 saves.

FOR THE KNIGHTS

  • Seven Calvin players – Trent Vegter, Jacob Witte, Mitch Stark, Bobby McCaw, Stephan Hooker, Micah Beard and Reid Culberson – found the back of the net. Ben Mast recorded two assists, while Vegter, Stark, Matt Hinds and Dillon Weldy each had one.
  • Stark topped the team with five shots.
  • Nate Van Ryn and Luke Schepers combined for the shutout in goal. Van Ryn played the first 82:04, and Schepers completed the game.

UP NEXT

  • The Comets stay on the road to face Trine (Ind.) University next Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m.