Men's Soccer Travels to Tiffin, Findlay as G-MAC Play Continues

Men's Soccer Travels to Tiffin, Findlay as G-MAC Play Continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Dominican's men's soccer team continues Great Midwest Athletic Conference play traveling to Tiffin and Findlay this week.

The contest with Tiffin is on Thursday with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. and the contest with Findlay on Saturday at 1 p.m.

About Ohio Dominican

The Panthers come into the week with a 2-6-1 overall record and are 1-3-1 in G-MAC play after dropping both contests last week to Alderson Broaddus and Ohio Valley.

After a scoreless first half against Alderson Broaddus on Thursday, the Panthers conceded a pair of goals early in the second half but were able to cut the deficit in half with a goal from Khalif Hassan (Columbus, Ohio) on an assist from River Allbaugh (Pickerington, Ohio). AB tallied an insurance goal later in the second half to hang on for the 3-1 win.

Against Ohio Valley on Saturday, the Panthers fell behind early as OVU scored on a penalty kick in the sixth minute. The Panthers would eventually tie the game and take the lead in the second half as Hassan tied the game on a pass from Jonathan Lang (Amelia, Ohio) and ODU took the lead on a penalty kick from Jaxson Szabo (Worthington, Ohio) in the 79th minute. OVU would tie the game in the 83rd minute before eventually scoring the game-winner in the 92nd minute.

Szabo has scored his team high six goals in just the last four games while Hassan is second on the team with three goals.

Ian Crook (Cincinnati, Ohio) has played and started seven games in between the posts for the Panthers recording 25 saves while allowing 13 goals while Aiden Genette (Macomb, Mich.) has started two games and played in four making 18 saves while allowing six goals.

About Tiffin

The Dragons come into the week with a 6-1-2 record and are 4-1-1 in the G-MAC after a 6-0 win at home against Trevecca and an 8-0 win over Kentucky Wesleyan last week.

The Dragon offense that has scored 23 goals in their nine games is led by Leo Hasenstab who has six goals and an assist in seven games while Darren Appanah is second on the team with five goals and two assists. The only Dragon loss came in a 2-0 defeat against nationally-ranked Lake Erie on the road.

The Tiffin defense has only allowed 0.32 goals per game with Dylan Morris leading the way between the posts. Morris has played and started all nine games allowing three goals with 25 saves including two shutouts.

About Findlay

The Oilers come into the week with a 6-3 overall record and a 3-3 record in G-MAC play after splitting the week with a 5-1 win against Kentucky Wesleyan and a 2-1 loss on Saturday to Trevecca.

The Oiler offense gas scored 24 goals in its nine games while allowing 1.10 goals per contest. Josh Dickinson leads the Oiler offense and the G-MAC in goals with eight so far on the season and is also tied for third in the conference with four assists.

Defensively, Andrew Boulton has played six games making five starts in between the posts where he has record 17 saves while allowing eight goals.