2011 Men's Soccer
Ohio Christian 2, Bluffton 0
Ohio Christian scores 2-0 win over Bluffton
September 14, 2011
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio - Ohio Christian scored twice midway through the second half en route to a 2-0 victory over Bluffton University on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. The Beavers slipped to 0-5 on the season, while OCU improved to 4-1 with their victory.
Following a scoreless first period, Ohio Christian used a Dave Blamo goal from Dexter Chapman to put the home team up 1-0 at the 65:36 mark. Just seven minutes later, Blamo added his second tally of the match on an assist from former Beaver Zach Sturm. The home team held Bluffton off for the 2-0 shutout.
Ohio Christian finished with a commanding 19-4 edge in shots, including a 12-1 mark in the second half. The Blazers were more aggressive, being called for 19 fouls and two yellow cards, compared to 10 infractions by the Beavers and just one caution. OCU forced five more corner kicks (7-2) than their counterparts.
Senior keeper Dan Saville (Toledo/Central Catholic) came up with five saves and Jaden August (Bluffton) fired Bluffton's only shot on frame.
The Beavers have a busy weekend on tap as they host Alma College on Friday night at 5 p.m. before welcoming Olivet College for a 5 p.m. start on Saturday.