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Pilots Convert Multiple PKs in Physical Win

by | Sep 9, 2018 | RRSN News, Soccer Blogs | 0 comments

Pilots Convert Multiple PKs in Physical Win

 

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s soccer team returned to Morey Field on Saturday afternoon to take on Indiana Tech in a physical match and came away with a 2-1 victory. Facing a 1-0 deficit and forcing action playing a man up, the Pilots earned penalty kicks in the 65th and 78th minutes and Jose Barquin and Lucas Moreira converted to complete the comeback.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Bethel def. Indiana Tech 2-1
  • Records: Bethel (5-1-1) | Indiana Tech (2-3-0)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:Bethel – not rated | Lourdes– not rated
  • Location: Morey Field | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

SCORING SUMMARY

  • 52’ | Scott McCarthy (IT) assisted by Ruben Leonardo
  • 65’ | Jose Barquin (BC) penalty kick
  • 78’ | Lucas Moreira (BC) penalty kick

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The match featured 18 fouls, 6 yellow cards, and 1 red card—on Indiana Tech’s starting goalkeeper—in a tightly-contested match.
  • After sitting out for the last two weeks, Jose Barquin returned to score his second goal in four matches played this season.
  • Lucas Moreira recorded his team-leading third goal of the season.
  • Philip Keller now owns a .857 goals against average, currently ranking 36th in the NAIA.

 

QUOTES FROM COACH PINTO

  • “I thought we were not at our best today. Defensively we were solid and only allowed Indiana Tech to be dangerous on set pieces. We missed a lot more passes than we normally do and we need to improve the quality and tempo when we have it.”

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots travel to Joliet, Illinois on Friday, September 14 to take on St. Francis (Ill.) with a 4:00 pm kick-off.