Men's Soccer Earns First OAC Victory at Muskingum

Mount Union is now 8-7-1 overall on the season and 1-4-1 in the OAC, while Muskingum falls to 6-10 overall and 1-5 in the conference.

After a scorless first half, the Raiders got on the board in the opening minute of the second half when Kevin Cindric (Willowick/Eastlake North) knocked in a deflection off Muskie keeper Andrew Miller for his team leading eighth goal of the season.

Joey Merlo (Niles/Cardinal Mooney) added his fifth goal of the season in the 60th minute to give Mount Union a commanding 2-0 lead.

Muskingum cut the lead in half in the 71st minute when Ian Stipes scored off a header but the comeback ended there.

Mount Union goal keeper Jon Critell (Youngstown/Cardinal Mooney) snagged two saves in getting the win.

The Raiders stay on the road traveling to Columbus to take on Capital Saturday Oct. 24 at 3 pm.