Adrian Loses Opener at Calvin, 2-0

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College men's soccer team lost its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opener to defending conference champion and ninth-ranked Calvin College 2-0 at Zuidema Soccer Field.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Calvin 2, Adrian 0

Location: Grand Rapids, Mich. (Zuidema Soccer Field)

Records: Adrian (2-3, 0-1), Calvin (4-1, 1-0)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: Adrian 0, Calvin 1

• The Bulldog defense limited the Knights quality shots, holding Calvin to only eight shots on goal out of 15 total shot attempts while only surrendering one goal in the first half

• Ian Adams scored the first goal for the Knights in the 37th minute off an assist from Trent Vegter

Mark Proctor tallied Adrian's lone shot on goal in the first half

Second Half: Adrian 0, Calvin 2

• Stephan Hooker scored his third goal of the season to put Calvin up 2-0 in the 78th minute of the match. Mitch Stark assisted on the goal

• Adrian's defense only allowed Calvin one shot on goal in the second half, giving the Knights a total of nine shots on goal for the match

TOP DOGS

• Proctor tallied one shot on goal. Shayan Shushtari attempted one shot

Spencer Brown faced eight shots on goal making six saves

THE OPPOSITION

• Adams and Hooker each scored for Calvin

• Vegter and Stark each recorded one assist

UP NEXT

• Adrian will look to get its first conference win on Saturday, September 17 when the team travels to face Trine at 2:30 p.m.

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