Posted: Sep 05, 2018
(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More men's soccer team is set to hose Transylvania in its second home match of the season. The Saints come into the game 1-1 while the Pioneers are 0-1-1.
- The 1-1 Thomas More men's soccer hosts the 0-1-1 Transylvania for its second home matchup of the year.
- The game will start at 2:00pm on BB&T Field, Thursday, Sept. 6.
- The Saints came out victorious in their season and home opener against Wilmington College, 3-1.
- Ethan Smith registered a hat trick with all three goals in the match for the saints.
- On their first road match, the Hanover Panthers proved to be too much for the Saints, as they fell 2-1.
- Thomas More out-shot Hanover 14-6, including 9-5 on-goal.
- First-year Nick Gish scored his first goal of his collegiate career, scoring the only goal of the match for the Saints.
- Bryce Day took two shots which were all on goal.
- Goalkeeper Jeff Paulin recorded five saves over the two matches.
- The Pioneers come into the matchup 0-1-1, falling 2-1 in overtime to No. 11-ranked Otterbein and ended in a 1-1 draw in two overtimes to Ohio Northern.
- Thomas Shellenberg scored the only goal in the ONU match for the Pioneers, with an assist from Jason Murillo.
- In the Otterbein match, goalkeeper Michael Kline recorded six saves.
- For live stats throughout the game, click here. For live video and broadcast audio done by Nate Metz, click here.
- Follow along with the men's soccer team on twitter (@TMC_SOCCER) and Instagram (@tmc_m_soccer).
- Follow along all season long with all the sports through Thomas More's athletic department on Twitter and Instagram (@tmcsaints), and facebook (Thomas More College Saints).
- Thomas More will start a four-game road stretch, heading to Rose-Hulman on Saturday.
- The match is set for 2:00pm.