September 4, 2005

Grove City evens record with 2-1 victory

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's soccer team evened its record at 1-1 Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 win over Mount St. Joseph at College Field.

The Wolverines (1-1) took a 1-0 lead in the 15th minute as Mount St. Joseph scored an "own goal". Two minutes later, junior forward Bob McNees (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) doubled the lead by scoring on a penalty kick.

Mount St. Joseph cut the lead to 2-1 in the 26th minute as Evan Rogers scored off a penalty kick. The Wolverines out-shot Mount St. Joseph, 20-8. In goal, sophomore Michael Manahan (State College, Pa./State College) earned his first collegiate win by stopping six shots.

The Wolverines will open Presidents' Athletic Conference action Wednesday afternoon against Bethany at 3 p.m.

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