Adrian Eliminated from MIAA Tournament With 1-0 Loss at Alma

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ALMA, Mich. - For the third time this season the Alma Scots won a close victory over the Adrian Bulldogs. This time they won 1-0 in the semifinal round of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Alma 1, Adrian 0 - FINAL/OT

Location: Alma, Michigan (Scotland Yard)

Records: Adrian (11-8, 9-5), Alma (14-5-1, 9-4-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: Alma 0, Adrian 0

Both teams were even in the first half, attempting four shots, one on goal.

• The Bulldogs edged the Scots 3-1 in corner kicks in the half. 

Second Half: Adrian 0, Alma 0

Alma attempted eight shots in the second half, 12 total for regulation. Adrian attempted five shots, nine total.

• Both teams finished the second half with three shots on goal. Both teams had multiple chances to put the ball in the net, but both goalkeepers made saves down the stretch.

Overtime: Alma 1, Adrian 0

• With 6:24 left on the clock in the overtime period, Alma's Kyle Farmer scored off a blocked shot to give the Scots the 1-0 victory.

TOP DOGS

Tad Davis led the Bulldogs with two shots on goal. Noah Gonzales and Mark Proctor each recorded one shot on goal.

• Goalkeeper, Spencer Brown (L, 11-7) saved three of the four shots on goal he faced. 

THE OPPOSITION

• Farmer scored the game's lone goal. Three other Alma players recorded a single shot on goal.

• Goalkeeper, Nick Strait (W, 11-4-1) saved all four shots he faced.

MIAA TOURNAMENT

• With the win, the Scots advance to face Calvin on Saturday for the MIAA Championship.

• Adrian finishes the season with a record of 11-8 overall and 9-5 in the conference.

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