Men's Soccer Comes Up Short at Otterbein 2-0

WESTERVILLE, OH - The OCU Men's Soccer Team played local NCAA rival, Otterbein University on Thursday night, coming up on the losing end of tightly contested 2-0 contest.

OCU worked hard in the first half to keep things close.  The Trailblazer defense was on point as they helped keep the game within reach.  Neither team surrendered a goal in the first 45 minutes as both teams were knotted up at 0-0 heading in halftime.

Otterbein took control in the second half.  A pair of second half Otterbein goals put OCU down 2-0.  The Blazers were unable to find the back of the net and to narrow the lead.  

OCU goalkeeper Steve Fabian led the OCU defensive effort with a game high 10 saves.  Otterbein tallied a 31-14 shot advantage in the game and enjoyed a 12-7 advantage on corner kicks.

The Blazers are back in action on September 19th when they trave north in a matchup with Mount Vernon Nazarene University.  The game is set for a 5:00 PM start.