Men's Soccer: First Half Goal Stings Mount Union

Zach Hlas (Photo by Sam Boyle)
Zach Hlas (Photo by Sam Boyle)

MARIETTA, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's soccer team suffered a setback as the Purple Raiders were defeated by Marietta 1-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference contest Wednesday evening at Marietta Field. 

Senior Colton Harsh (Ravenna/Southeast) recorded five shots while fellow classmate Jesse Tinney (Heidelberg, Pa./Chartiers Valley) and junior David Schoeppner (North Canton/Hoover) tallied three shots in the match. 

Mount Union drops to 10-3 and 3-3 in the OAC. 

The Pioneers broke the scoreless tie early in the fifth minute. Despite the loss, the Purple Raiders peppered the Pioneer defense with 15 shots in the match. 

Mount Union stays on the road traveling to Heidelberg on Saturday, October 20 at 1 p.m.