UNIVERSITY CIRCLE, OHIO — The Hiram College men’s soccer team shut out St. Vincent (Pa.) College, 6-0, this afternoon (Sunday, Aug. 31) in its final game at the Case Classic in University Circle. [Game Stats]
WIth the win, the Terriers improve to a perfect 2-0, while the Bearcats drop to 0-2.
Hiram tallied three scores in the opening period beginning with a goal by junior defenseman Nick Gdanetz (McKeen, Pa./Erie Cathedral Prep) at the 19:14 minute mark, with an assist from sophomore forward Petar Knezevic (Akron/Ellet) giving Hiram a 1-0 lead. Knezevic added a goal to go along with the assist during the 31st minute to increase the lead to 2-0. Knezeic’s goal was assisted by senior forward Nathan Mang (Niles/McKinley). Mang recorded Hiram’s third goal of the period during the 40th minute with an assist from sophomore defender/midfielder Sean Gerin (Warren/Howland) which gave the Terriers a 3-0 advantage at the intermission.
Junior midfielder David Krems (Lakewood) scored Hiram’s first two goals of the second period with his first coming at the 51:09 minute mark and his second score during the 72nd minute. Both goals were unassisted. Knezevic tallied Hiram’s final goal, and his second of the game, during the 78th minute with an assist from Gdanetz as the Terriers claimed a 6-0 shutout victory.
In goal for Hiram, junior junior Marc Windham (Hudson) recorded his first victory of the season, and his first shutout, playing all 90 minutes and making three saves.
Hiram will seek its third straight victory on Saturday, Sept. 6) when it travels back to University Circle for a non-tournament matchup against Case. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
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Hiram College Men’s Soccer
Sunday, Aug. 31: University Circle, Ohio
Hiram – 6; St. Vincent (Pa.) – 0
Team — Player (Assist), Time
HC – Gdanetz (Knezevic), 19:14
HC – Knezevic (Mang), 30:37
HC – Mang (Gerin), 39:19
HC – Krems (unassisted), 51:09
HC – Krems (unassisted), 71:11
HC – Knezevic (Gdanetz), 77:46
Team — Goalie (Time), Saves
HC – WIndham (90:00), 3
SVC – Bower (90:00), 7