Men's Soccer Drops Non-League Match At Ohio Northern

by Alan Babbitt

The Hope College men's soccer team generated a healthy edge in shots against Ohio Northern on Friday night.

The Flying Dutchmen just couldn't take advantage of their opportunities.

Hope suffered its first loss of the season with a 2-0 decision at Ohio Northern. The Flying Dutchmen fell to 2-1 on the season after the non-league defeat in Ada, Ohio.

The next match for Hope is Saturday, September 7 against Transylvania University (Kentucky). Kickoff is 5 p.m. at Ohio Northern.

Against Ohio Northern, Hope earned a 19-9 edge in shots. 

The Flying Dutchmen outshot Ohio Northern by an 11-3 margin during the second half.

Both teams finished with six shots on goal. Ohio Northern (1-1-1 overall) converted two chances within a span of six minutes early in the second half.