Men's Soccer stumbles against Otterbein

Men's Soccer stumbles against Otterbein

The Muskingum men's soccer team stumbled against the Otterbein Cardinals on Saturday, 5-1.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (5-11 overall, 0-7 OAC), Otterbein (7-6, 4-3 OAC)
  • Location: Westerville, Ohio
  • Attendance: 118
  • Game Duration: 2:10

How It Happened

  • Thanks to a strong defensive effort from the Muskies, the game was scoreless through the first half.
  • Senior keeper Josh Routte led the defense with five saves before the break.
  • Otterbein's Eric Stucky managed a goal at the start of the second half to put the Cardinals up 1-0.
  • Kohei Adams added another score in the 61st minute.
  • Muskingum had a spark of life when junior Drew Wise scored on a free kick that deflected off a defender in the 64th minute. 
  • Otterbein came back with three unanswered goals to secure a 5-1 edge.
  • Freshman Bailey Adams led the Muskies with two shots.
  • Routte played all 90 minutes in frame and made nine saves while allowing five goals. 
  • Andrew McIlvoy received the win in goal for Otterbein, making three saves and allowing one goal.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next hosts to Marietta on Wednesday, October 24. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.