HANOVER, Ind.—The Birmingham-Southern men's soccer team wrapped up a weekend road trip to the Hoosier State today, falling to Hanover College 2-0 in Hanover, Ind.
BSC falls to 6-3-1 as it closes in on the opening of Southern Athletic Association play next weekend. Hanover improved to 4-5-1 with the win today.
Playing under light rain showers for most of the game, the Panthers of Hanover College opened scoring in the 26th minute to claim a 1-0 lead, and their final goal of the match came during the 40th minute of play.
Hanover out-shot BSC 23-7, 10-2 on-goal, and had double the amount of corner kicks with eight compared to BSC's four. BSC junior goalkeeper Jonas Heidrich recorded a season-high eight saves in the contest. Senior Brooks Busby led BSC in shots in the match with two, and tied with freshman Dallas Coyne for shots on goal with one apiece.
The Panthers will return to the friendly confines of BSC Soccer Park this weekend, where they own a perfect 4-0 record this year, to begin SAA action, hosting Rhodes on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m.