Men’s soccer overcome rain, shutouts Buffalo

Reporter and Reporter

The Falcons withstood the rainy conditions and were able to stop the Buffalo Bulls in their tracks with a 3-0 shutout Saturday night.

BG dominated offensively with three goals and a total of 28 shots on goal.

Junior Anthony Grant scored two goals and took eight shots against the Bulls, giving him five goals on the season. Grant scored his first goal in the eighth minute, which was assisted by junior Ryan Snashall and redshirt junior Brandon Silva. His second goal came in the 57th minute and was assisted by sophomore Danny Baraldi and senior Zach Lemke.

The third goal came from a shot from junior Ryan Comiskey in the 66th minute and was assisted by Snashall and Baraldi.

Junior Michael Wiest recorded four saves during the match against Buffalo.

Head Coach Eric Nichols was very pleased with the performance of the Falcons on Saturday night.

“Very above average performance tonight.” Nichols said. “We love the result, we love the victory, and we love the confidence.”

This match marks season-high totals for total shots (28) and shots on goal (14).

BG, now 5-6-2 and 2-2-0 in Mid-American Conference matches, will be taking on four straight away games against IPFW (Oct. 16), MAC opponent Northern Illinois (Oct. 20), Michigan (Oct. 23) and MAC opponent Florida Atlantic (Oct. 26).

After the away games, the Falcons will have two home games to close out the regular season. They will take on Wright State on Oct. 30 and the newest member of the MAC soccer conference, West Virginia, on Nov. 3.

The Falcons will be back at Cochrane Field on Oct. 30, when they take on the Wright State Raiders at 7 p.m.