October 7, 2008

Grove City improves to 2-0 in PAC

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's soccer team improved to 2-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference Tuesday afternoon with a 2-0 victory over visiting Bethany in a PAC match at College Field. It is Grove City's second straight shutout victory.

Grove City took an early 1-0 lead at 11:18 as senior Bob Terhune (East Stroudsburg, Pa./North Warren, N.J.) scored an unassisted goal from approximately 20 yards out. It is Terhune's second goal of the season and his second game-winner in as many matches.

The Wolverines added an insurance goal at 86:15 as sophomore Jake Kern (Fairfield, Pa./Fairfield) scored his second goal of the season.

Junior goalkeeper Sean Osborne (Manassas, Va./Osbourn) stopped four shots to earn his third shutout of the season. Grove City owned a 21-12 edge in shots. The Wolverines also possessed a 10-3 advantage in corner kicks.

The back-to-back shutouts are Grove City's first consecutive blankings since holding Washington & Jefferson and Thiel scoreless in consecutive matches Oct. 21-24, 2006.

Grove City (3-7-2 overall) is 2-0 in the PAC for the first time since 2003. The Wolverines will look for their third straight win Saturday afternoon at Waynesburg. The conference match begins at 4:45 p.m.

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