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Saturday, 15 September 2012 21:58

Men's Soccer Ties No. 19 Ashford, 2-2

Matt Bickley had seven saves on Saturday Matt Bickley had seven saves on Saturday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – In another challenging match from start to finish, the Baker University men’s soccer team tied No. 19 Ashford, 2-2 in a double overtime clash.

With the tie, Baker currently stands at 1-3-2 overall, while Ashford is now 5-1-1.

The Wildcats were down a man for a majority of the match, as Odaine Sinclair was called for a red card in the 29th minute just 20 minutes after he scored a goal for Baker.

Baker still stayed the course being a man down and played tough collectively throughout. Approaching halftime with a 1-0 lead, Ashford finally got on the board as Tim Krautheim scored in the 40th minute to tie things up.

Richard Klein then gave Baker the lead in the 49th minute with a goal. Donny George took a big kick towards the goal, his shot knocked off the post and Klein knocked it in past keeper Patrick Kinsella.

Krautheim then scored in the 84th minute with the clock winding down to tie up the game a second time.

Each team then took one shot each in the first overtime and Ashford took three shots in the second overtime, while Baker didn’t attempt a shot.

Despite giving up two goals, Matt Bickley still had seven saves on the day. The Baker offense took 13 shots with six on goal and Ashford took 17 shots with nine on goal.

Baker will next hit the field on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. when they take on McPherson College at Liston Stadium.

STATS: Baker 2 – Ashford 2 (2OT)

-BAKER-

 

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