Men's Soccer Edged 1-0 At Trine

by Alan Babbitt

The Hope College men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss at Trine University on Saturday that knocked the Flying Dutchmen out of contention for a first-round bye in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament.

The loss was just the second of the season for Hope (12-2-1 overall, 3-2-1 MIAA).

The Flying Dutchmen outshot Trine by an 11-7 margin but were shut out for the second time this season.

The Thunder grabbed a 1-0 lead 24 minutes, 58 seconds into the first half on Kyle Wainscott's unassisted goal.

Goalie Blair McCormick of Wadsworth, Illinois (Warren Township HS) made four saves.

Trine (11-3-1, 4-2 MIAA) overtook Hope for third place in the MIAA standings.

The Flying Dutchmen's next match is Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. against Adrian College at Van Andel Soccer Stadium. It is the regular-season finale. Hope has clinched a berth in the MIAA Tournament. | PO Box 9000, Holland, Michigan 49422