2011 Men's Soccer
Bluffton 2, Grace Bible 0
Bluffton picks up second consecutive win at Grace Bible College
October 12, 2011
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Bluffton University men's soccer team stayed on the winning side of the ledger with a 2-0 shutout at Grace Bible College on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. The Beavers upped their season mark to 2-11, while Grace slipped to 6-6 overall.
Bluffton needed less than 12 minutes to find the back of the net when Andrew Shroll (Van Buren) gave the Beavers a quick 1-0 lead. That would be the score when the teams went to the break after 45 minutes of action.
Senior Seth Hertenstein (St. Marys/Memorial) tallied his first goal of the season 10 minutes into period two as the visitors stayed hot for their second straight victory. Nate Byrum (London) hooked up with Hertenstein for his second assist this year.
Bluffton fired 19 shots, 11 more than the home team. The Beavers committed one more foul (15-14) while piling up a 12-1 advantage in corner kicks.
Senior keeper Dan Saville (Toledo/Central Catholic) picked up three saves while freshman Jorge Becerril (Sturgis, Mich.) came up with two saves. Jared Minderman (Cincinnati/Lakota West) came off the bench and led the visitors with five shots, including three on frame. Hertenstein and Byrum both added four shots, while Shroll chipped in with three attempts, all of which were on goal.
The Beavers return to action when they travel to Franklin College on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. The men's contest is slated for 6 p.m. under the lights.