An Early Goal Leads Defiance to a Tie

By: Hanna Young

Defiance College Mens’ Soccer team traveled to Adrain College on Thursday night to take on the Bulldogs in a non conference matchup. Defiance’s Riley Hensley found the back of the net for the lone goal for the Yellow Jackets early in the first half. Hensley was assisted on the goal by Forward Griffin Meyer. Defiance attempted four shots in the first half, while Adrian attempted eight. The half ended with Defiance having a 1-0 advantage.

The second half saw no scoring from either team until the 66th minute when Adrian’s Brady Musser knocked the ball into the net. This tied the game at 1, which is where the score remained for the rest of the game. 

The Yellow Jackets recorded nine shot attempts in the second half for a game total of 13, seven of which were on goal. Defiance’s goalkeeper, Orry Killam recorded five saves. While Riley Hensley led the team with shots on goal, recording three in the contest. Hensley also recorded the lone goal. Griffin Meyer landed the single assist in the game as well. 

Docking Stadium had 148 spectators in attendance and the game lasted one hour and fifty-four minutes. 

The Men’s Soccer team will be back in action again on Wednesday, September 27th at Manchester University with a 7:30pm start.

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