Men's Soccer Blanks Bethany To Win Mount Union Invitational

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's men's soccer team blanked Bethany (W.Va.) 1-0 to win the championship game of the Mount Union Invitational Sunday at Mount Union Stadium.

With the win, the Purple Raiders improve to 3-1 on the season, while Bethany falls to 1-4.

Mount Union goalkeeper Alex Bable (Columbiana/Columbiana) had a total of eight saves on the weekend in his back-to-back shutout wins over Defiance and Bethany.
Thomas Beck (Poland/Cardinal Mooney) netted his second goal of the season, in the 31st minute for the lone goal of the match.

Mount Union returns to action this coming Wednesday, Sept. 11 hosting St. Vincent (Pa.) at 7:00 pm at Mount Union Stadium.

            Bethany vs Mount Union (Sep 08, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)

 Bethany (1-4) vs. Mount Union (3-1)

 Date: Sep 08, 2013  Attendance: 115

 Weather: Sunny and warm

 Goals by period       1  2  Tot


 Bethany.............  0  0 -  0

 Mount Union.........  1  0 -  1


  1.  31:28 MTU Tom Beck (unassisted)

 Shots: Bethany 16, Mount Union 6

 Saves: Bethany 2 (Callum Appleby 2), Mount Union 4 (Alex Bable 4)