Men's Soccer Blanks Heidelberg in Regular Season Finale Saturday
ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's men's soccer team blanked Heidelberg, 1-0 in their final regular season game Saturday afternoon in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup at Mount Union Stadium.
Prior to the start of the game, the team honored their 10 seniors; Alex Bable (Columbiana/Columbiana),Thomas Beck (Poland/Cardinal Mooney), Josh Bennett (Hartville/Lake), Sean Butler (Kingsville/Edgewood), Travis Connor (Lodi/Cloverleaf),Eric Ehrenberg (Salem/Cardinal Mooney), Chris Felker (Boardman/Cardinal Mooney), Joe Mills (Fairview Park/Fairview), David Nemeth (Aurora/Aurora), and Matt Woolford (Poland/Poland Seminary).
Junior Chris Motley's (Kent/St.Vincent-St.Mary) lone goal led the Purple Raiders (11-8-0, 6-3 OAC) to the victory.
Heidelberg falls to 10-7-0 and 4-5 in the conference.
Motley's goal would come in the 31st minute, after the ball bounced around and Motley headed into the net and the 1-0 margin would hold for the remainder of the game.
No. 3 seeded Mount Union will host No. 6 Heidelberg on Monday, November 4, at 7 pm at Mount Union Stadium for the first round of OAC tournament play.