Men’s soccer team loses to Edgewood, 1-0, in season-opener

Photo by Zach Oshinsky
Photo by Zach Oshinsky

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College men's soccer team lost 1-0 to Edgewood (Wis.) College today in its season-opener at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

Final Score: Edgewood 1, Olivet 0
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Edgewood 1-0 overall, Olivet 0-1 overall

  • The Eagles had two chances to score a goal in the first half but each shot was saved by sophomore goalkeeper Justin Lavin.
  • Edgewood broke the scoreless tie in the eighth minute of the second half. The Comets were called for a foul in the box. Sean Surtees found the back of the net on the penalty kick.

  • Olivet was held to just two shots in the contest. Senior Alistair Law and sophomore Dustin Lutz each had a shot.
  • Lavin played all 90 minutes in between the pipes and collected four saves, while facing 12 total shots.

  • Scott Biancofiori and Garrett Lee led the way with three shots apiece.
  • Six other players each had one shot.
  • Dan Dombrowski provided the clean sheet in goal.

  • Today's game marks the second all-time meeting between the two schools. Edgewood also won the previous meeting by a 3-0 score.
  • This game was the first of three straight home games to start the season for the Comets.

  • Olivet rests tomorrow and returns to the pitch Sunday afternoon with a 3 p.m. home against University of Wis.-Whitewater.