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Men's Soccer Falls At Westminster

Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang
Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang

FULTON, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's soccer team dropped a 2-0 road contest against Westminster on Saturday.

Final: Westminster 2, Fontbonne 0

Location: Fulton, Mo.

Records: Westminster (5-9; 5-2 SLIAC), Fontbonne (2-14-1; 1-6 SLIAC)

How It Happened

The Griffins had an early chance for goal in the fourth minute as Drew Moser's shot was saved by Connor Bandre'. Then, in the 30th minute, a foul was called on the Griffins in the box and a penalty-kick was awarded to Westminster. Justin Gerdiman came through with the goal to give them the 1-0 lead at the break.

In the second half, Bryan Carroll had an attempt just a minute and 15 seconds in, though his shot went high. In the 49th minute, Gerdiman struck again, scoring an unassisted goal to push the advantage out to 2-0.

In the 67th minute, the Griffins had a chance to cut the deficit down to one as a foul was called inside the box to give Fontbonne a penalty kick. Jarid Morton's attempt, however, went wide to keep it a two-goal deficit. Westminster kept the shutout intact the rest of the way as they went on for the win.

Fontbonne Leaders

  • The Griffins ended with four shots.
  • Moser, Carroll, Morton, and Charles Gibbs had one each.
  • In net, Ethan Cowell made seven saves.

Westminster Leaders

  • The Blue Jays concluded with 20 shots.
  • Gerdiman led the field with five shots and four landing on net.
  • In goal, Bandre' made one save.

Up Next

The Griffins will play its final road game of the year on Wednesday when they'll take on MacMurray for an afternoon outing. Kick-off at 1 p.m.  

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