Men's Soccer: Early Deficit Sends Mount Union to Loss

Jack Weber
Jack Weber

FRANKLIN, Ind. -- Mount Union's men's soccer team fell behind 2-0 in the first 10 minutes on its way to a 5-1 defeat to Transylvania (Ky.) Sunday at the Franklin College Tournament in Franklin, Indiana.

Transylvania (3-1) scored in the ninth minute and then again at the 10:03 mark to get out to a 2-0 lead.

Mount Union (1-2) then got on the board as Jack Weber (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley) scored an unassisted goal in the 21st minute and the score was 2-1 at halftime.

Transylvania, which out shot the Purple Raiders 18-9 for the game, tallied three goals in the second half for the 5-1 final.

The Raiders next play against St. Vincent (Pa.), Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 4 pm in Latrobe, Pa.

Transylvaina (Ky.) 5, Mount Union 1

1 2 F

Mount Union 1 0 1

Transylvaina 2 3 5

Scoring Summary

TRANSY -- Riley Calhoon (Ben Rossoll), 8:04
TRANSY -- Tate Spivey (Ben Rossoll), 10:03
MTU -- Jack Weber (unassisted), 20:35
TRANSY -- Tate Spivey (Matt Melzer), 68:19
TRANSY -- Blake Chidester (unassisted), 75:02
TRANSY -- Kevin Carroll (Ben Rossoll), 80:39

Shots: Transylvania 18, Mount Union 9

Saves: Mount Union 7 (Dylan Lias), Transylvania 5 (Taylor Nossokoff 5, David Keyer)

Records: Transylvania (3-1), Mount Union (1-2)