2011 Men's Soccer
Franklin 2, Bluffton 0
Franklin snaps Bluffton win streak at two matches
October 15, 2011
FRANKLIN, Indiana - The Bluffton University men's soccer team saw its two-game win streak snapped at Franklin College on Saturday, Oct. 15, under the lights. Bluffton fell to 2-12 overall and 1-4 in the Heartland Conference, while the Grizzlies improved to 7-7-1 overall and 2-3 in the HCAC.
Franklin's Andreas Kapsalis and Chad Parrett netted goals for the Grizzlies eight minutes apart late in the first half as the home team took a 2-0 lead at the break. Neither team was able to find the back of the net in period two as Franklin held on for the shutout victory.
The Grizzlies out-shot Bluffton by a commanding 28-3 count, including a 9-2 advantage on frame. Bluffton was whistled for three more fouls (13-10), but the home forced eight more corner kicks (9-1).
Senior keeper Dan Saville (Toledo/Central Catholic) racked up seven saves while Nate Byrum (London) tallied two shots with one being on goal.
Bluffton returns to action with a trip to Manchester College on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The contest with the Spartans is slated for 4 p.m.