September 2, 2018

Ohio State Falls Short vs. Milwaukee, 1-0

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DAYTON, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s soccer team fell, 1-0, against Milwaukee Sunday afternoon at Baujan Field. With the loss, the Buckeyes fall to 1-3 overall, while the Panthers improve to 2-1 overall in 2018. Ohio State returns to action vs. USF at 7:30 p.m. ET Friday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The match will be streamed on BTN Plus ($).

MILWAUKEE SCORES LONE GOAL
Both sides were limited in opportunities in the first 45 minutes, but Milwaukee was able to find the back of the net at 30:27 when Evan Conway deflected in a cross from 12 yards out. Vuk Latinovich was credited with the assist.

OFFSIDES, NO GOAL
The Buckeyes looked like they found a goal in the 16th minute when Jacob Goyen sent a beautiful cross into the box and found Mitch Bergman, who buried a header into the right side of the net, but the assistant referee put the flag up as offsides was called. At half, the Panthers led in shot 6-2.

SECOND HALF HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Buckeye defense held off three straight corners in the 55th minute to keep it a 1-0 deficit.
  • Parker Siegfried made a big diving stop on a Milwaukee breakaway in the 72nd minute. He finished with three saves and falls to 1-3.
  • The Scarlet and Gray went on the attack in the final 15 minutes of regulation, but couldn’t find an equalizer. Jack Holland fired a shot from 20 yards out, but it sailed wide of the far post. A shot by Jake Scheper went wide at 79:55. Colin Lynch put a shot on goal in the 88th minute but the Panther keeper was in good position to make the save.
  • Other match notes: Jacob Goyen made his first career start today, while Christian Harter made his OSU debut vs. the Panthers.

STATS OF THE MATCH
SHOTS: Milwaukee 13, Ohio State 7
SAVES: Ohio State 3, Milwaukee 1
FOULS: Ohio State 16, Milwaukee 11
CORNERS: Ohio State 6, Milwaukee 5