Sep 26, 2017
Sept. 30 – HIRAM, Ohio – Two second-half goals proved the difference in the Hiram men's soccer teams 2-0 loss to Marietta on Tuesday.
The Terriers and Pioneers played to a 0-0 score in the first 45 minutes. Marrietta took seven first-half shots, but sophomore CJ Keith was up to the task, making six saves.
The Terriers also had four first-half chances, but the game remained scoreless at the half.
The Pioneers did all of their damage in the second half.
The first goal was tallied by Robert Phillips. The game-winner deflected off a Hiram defender before Phillips notched his first-career goal.
Tom Sloan added the insurance goal for the Pioneers with under ten minutes to play, beating Keith to push the lead to 2-0.
Hiram was unable to cut into the lead throughout the remainder of the game falling by the same score.
A stout defensive program, the shutout posted by the Pioneers marked their seventh of the season.
The Terriers next travel to DePauw University to take on the Tigers. The matchup at Reavis Stadium is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.