2011 Men's Soccer
Hanover 5, Bluffton 0
Hanover dominates Bluffton 5-0 in season finale
October 29, 2011
By: Keisha Holtsberry, sports information assistant
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University fell to Hanover College 5-0 on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. The Beavers ended their season at 2-16 overall and 1-8 in the Heartland Conference, while the Panthers improved to 6-12 and 3-6 in the HCAC.
The Beavers battled in the first half, but went to the break down by two. The Panthers scored on goals by Drew Servais and Mathew Grau. The second half saw each team rack up 14 fouls along with seven total cards in the final stanza. Hanover added three goals by Jake Stawick, Kent Miller, and Kyle Bohnert.
Senior keeper Dan Saville (Toledo/Central Catholic) was busy, collecting eight saves in his Senior Day contest. Hanover fired nine more shots than Bluffton (16-7) and forced one more corner kick than the Beavers (5-4). Nate Byrum (London) paced the Bluffton offense with three shots in the match, including two on frame.
Bluffton wrapped up its 2011 campaign with a 2-16 mark (1-8 HCAC).