Coach Lawson's squad steals 2-1 road win

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - It was a great start to the season as a pair of newcomers, Yordan Rivera and Tyson Bradley-Kalischuk, each found the back of the net to lift the Forester men’s soccer team to a 2-1 road win over the Cardinals of Concordia University (Mich.) Tuesday afternoon.

Possession was the name of the game as HU owned a 23-15 shot advantage, logging 12 shots on goal to the Cardinals’ four. But it wasn’t until the 71st minute that the Foresters’ domination finally paid off. After giving up a goal six minutes earlier, Paul Holliday drew a foul in the box to which Yordan Rivera took full advantage by drilling the penalty kick to knot things up at 1-1.

With momentum clearly favoring the visitors, less than three minutes later Bradley Kamden served a ball from the left flank into Bradley-Kalischuk who slotted it past the keeper inside the six for the game-winner.

Drew Mattingly finished with three saves to pick up the win in goal.

The Foresters (1-0) travel to Kentucky over labor day weekend for the Georgetown College Classic. They take on the host Tigers on Friday at 8:00 p.m. and face Union College (Ky.) on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 


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