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Saturday, 06 October 2012 19:11

Men's Soccer Defeats Avila, 3-1

Donny George scored the first goal of the afternoon for Baker Donny George scored the first goal of the afternoon for Baker

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Baker University men’s soccer team picked up its first Heart of America Athletic Conference win of the season on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 win at Avila University.

The Wildcats improve to 4-4-3 on the year and 1-1 in the HAAC, while Avila falls to 5-8 and 0-2 in the conference.

The game was scoreless all the way up until the 40th minute when senior defender Donny George knocked in a goal past Jesus Revilla to give Baker the 1-0 lead. Cameron Zimmerman picked up the assist on the goal. 

Rich Klein put Baker up 2-0 in the second half with his first of two goals with 11:18 to go in the second half.

Just 2:18 later Klein knocked in another goal to put Baker up 3-0 for his fifth goal of the season.

The Wildcats out shot the Eagles from start-to-finish with 26 shots taken and 14 on goal and gave up just five shots in 90 minutes with three on goal.

Klein took a team high six shots and teammates Amer Didic and Nick Aguilar were second on the team with three shots apiece.

Baker will return home on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to take on rival MidAmerica Nazarene at 7:30 p.m.

STATS: Baker 3 – Avila 1


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