BLUFFTON, OH - The Ohio Christian University Trailblazers (0-4-0) drop game against Bluffton University (2-1-0) last night as they traveled to the Beavers' dam.
The first half gave the Beavers 3 goals as sophomore forward Elijah Zimmerman scores his first of the contest in the 9th minute and his second in the 15th minute. Senior forward Dalton Taynor scores his lone goal in the first half as well, in the 10th minute. Trailblazer keeper Madior Mbaye had a flurry of shots sent his way and was able to save 3 of the 6 shots. Bluffton goalkeeper got sent one lone shot sent his way and deflected it.
The second half was more of the same for the Trailblazers, although they did manage to get three more shots on goal, yet none sank throught the net. Bluffton forward Elijah Zimmerman scores the last piece to his hat trick early on in the second half in the 46th minute followed by a Beavers last goal from freshman midfielder Benjamin Davidson for his first of the season. Ohio Christian goalkeeper Noah Murphy managed to save seven of the nine shots on goal while Bluffton goalkeeper Angel Velasco-Urbina saved all three of the Trailblazer's shots on goal.
Head Coach George Arroyo had this to say, "We struggled defensively today as you can see in the shots recorded. We can clearly see where we need to focus on going into the future and we need to continue pushing on. Taking these types of losses early in the season is much better than taking them late in the season. We still have time to absorb this and tweak things before conference play begins. Speaking of conference play, we're looking forward to seeing our first RSC match this Thursday."
As Coach said, the Trailblazers seek their first win as well as first RSC match Thursday, Sept. 16th against West Virginia Tech in Beckley, WV at 7pm.
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