Hiram College

WOOSTER, OHIO  —  The Hiram College men’s soccer team defeated The College of Wooster today (Wednesday, Oct. 13) in a North Coast Athletic Conference game in Wooster.  [Game Stats]

With the win, the Terriers ended a three-game winless streak to improve to 5-9 overall and 2-2 in the NCAC.  The Fighting Scots fall to 6-3-3 overall and 0-3-2 NCAC.

Hiram opened the scoring with the only goal of the first half by freshman midfielder Andy Harding (Bath/Revere) just past the midway point of the period at the 25:37 minute mark to give the Terriers a 1-0 lead at halftime.  Sophomore midfielder/forward Kevin Haramis (Norton) was credited with an assist on the Harding goal.

Just over four minutes into the second half, Wooster evened the score at 1-1 with a marker by Chris DeMoll during the 50th minute.  Hiram captured the lead again late in the half with a goal by sophomore forward Ryan Minick (North Royalton) at the 79:14 mark with an assist by senior forward Cole Miller (Berlin/Hiland) to make the score 2-1.  The goal by Minick would turn out to be the game winner as the Terriers hung on for the 2-1 victory.

Sophomore goalkeeper Joe Rottinger (Strongsville) started the game and played all 90 minutes to pick up his second win of the season and improve to 2-1 overall.  He allowed one goal and made two saves in the win.

Hiram will host Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday, Oct. 16 in a NCAC matchup at the Hiram Soccer Complex.  The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Hiram College Sports Information Director Jeff Hoedt by phone at (330) 569-5495 or by email at hoedtjm@hiram.edu.