2001 Men's Soccer
bc 2, defiance 1
Bluffton tops Defiance 2-1 for first HCAC winOctober 18, 2001
Bluffton College defeated Defiance College 2-1 Thursday afternoon at the Sears Athletic Complex, giving BC their first Heartland Conference victory of the season.
Brothers Mark and Eric Stutzman teamed up for the winning goal with 7:59 left in the match. Eric, a freshman, registered the goal off an assist from Mark, a senior, to break a 1-1 deadlock and improve Bluffton's record to 3-11 overall and 1-4 in the HCAC.
Defiance falls to 3-11 overall and 0-4 in the HCAC.
Bluffton's Chad Perry got the scoring started with a goal in the first half. Mark Stutzman had the assist on that goal, as well.
Ed Holmes scored an unassisted goal for Defiance.
Bluffton College 2, Defiance College 1
Bluffton - Chad Perry, 35:27, first half, assist by Mark Stutzman
Defiance - Ed Holmes, 27:05, second half, unassisted
Bluffton - Eric Stutzman, 7:59, second half, assist by Mark Stutzman
Shots on Goal: Bluffton 22, Defiance 13
Corner Kicks: Bluffton 6, Defiance 4
Goalie Saves: Bluffton 4 (Derek Stemen 4); Defiance 8 (Phil Schneider 8)