September 10, 2011

Wolverines roll past Hilbert

HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Grove City College men’s soccer team improved to 2-2 Saturday afternoon by picking up a 4-1 victory over host Hilbert in non-conference action.

Grove City’s reserves accounted for all four goals in the match, including a pair from sophomore Kyle Matherne (Camp Hill, Pa./Camp Hill). Matherne broke a scoreless tie at 34:21 with his first goal of the season. Freshman Jordan Carmichael (Hewitt, N.J./West Milford) assisted Matherne’s goal.

Hilbert tied the match 1-1 at 41:58 on a goal by Ed Sarcione but Grove City took control of the match with three second-half goals.

Sophomore Jesse Wilson (Murrysville, Pa./Trinity Christian) broke the tie with the eventual game-winner at 66:19. Junior Andrew Quinn (Damascus, Md./Damascus) supplied the assist.

Matherne pushed the lead to 3-1 with an unassisted goal at 85:32. Senior midfielder Adam Brewer (Beaver, Pa./Beaver) closed the scoring at 88:35. Sophomore defender Dan Adams (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) assisted Brewer’s goal.

Junior Caleb Koch (Gaithersburg, Md./Col. Zadok Magruder) earned the win in goal for Grove City. Hilbert put just one shot on goal.

Grove City owned a 19-4 advantage in shots, along with an 8-1 edge in corner kicks. Scott Walker made 12 saves for Hilbert (0-3).

Grove City visits Penn State Behrend Wednesday at 4 p.m.

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