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 firstname.lastname@example.org.