2012 Men's Soccer
Anderson 2, Bluffton 0
Anderson pitches 2-0 shutout of Beavers
October 10, 2012
ANDERSON, Ind. - An early goal put Anderson on top and a late tally sealed the Ravens' 2-0 victory over the Bluffton University men's soccer team on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The Beavers slipped to 2-9 overall and 0-3 in the Heartland Conference, while AU improved to 6-9 and 2-2 in the HCAC.
Guimps Pierre took a feed from Kingsley Kantande just over four minutes into the contest, giving the home team a 1-0 lead that proved to be all AU would need. Bluffton kept the Ravens from increasing that lead the rest of the half despite being outshot 12-2 during the first 45 minutes of action.
With time running down, Anderson capped the victory with a second goal in minute 89 for the 2-0 final. Todd Canal found Brad Rusche with a minute to play as the Ravens evened their mark in the HCAC at 2-2.
Anderson finished with a 22-6 advantage in shots and 9-3 on corner kicks. Ben Knotts (Carrollton) led the Beavers with two shots, while Jeff Yoder (Elkhart, Ind./Bethany Christian) collected six saves for the visitors.
Bluffton continues on the road when the Beavers travel to Hanover College on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. The contest is slated for 4:30 p.m.