HIRAM, OHIO — The Hiram College men’s soccer team was defeated by Allegheny (Pa.) College, 3-1, tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 6) in a North Coast Athletic Conference game at the Hiram Soccer Complex. [Game Stats]
With the loss, the Terriers are now 4-8 overall and 1-1 in the NCAC. The Gators improve to 5-5-3 overall and 1-1-1 NCAC.
Hiram scored the only goal in the first half late in the period when sophomore defenseman Caleb Capron (Salem/West Branch) found the net at the 39:13 minute mark with an assist from freshman defender Luke Salmen (Strongsville). The Terriers maintained their one-goal edge at the break.
In the second half, Hiram had a chance to add to its lead on a penalty kick, but the attempt would sail wide keeping the score at 1-0. Late in the half, Allegheny would score three goals in the span of 2:30 beginning with a game-tying goal by Pete Subasic during the 73rd minute to even the score at 1-1. About a minute-and-a-half later, Subasic found the net again, this time on a penalty kick giving the Gators a 2-1 lead. Allegheny then tallied an insurance goal at the 75:00 mark off the foot of Andrew Zimmer to secure a 3-1 come-from-behind win.
In goal for Hiram, senior Joe Tatum (Georgetown, Cayman Islands/St. George’s School) played all 90 minutes, but falls to 3-7 overall for the season with the loss. He allowed three goals and made five saves.
Hiram will travel to Springfield on Saturday, Oct. 9 for a NCAC matchup against Wittenberg University. 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.