BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Courtesy of two second-half goals, including a penalty kick, the Birmingham-Southern men's soccer team capped off the weekend with a 2-0 shutout of Berry College, Sunday afternoon on Preston Goldfarb Field at Berylson Park.
The Panthers moved to 9-2-1 overall and 3-1 in the Southern Athletic Association, moving to second place in the league standings, while the Vikings fell to 7-6 overall and 1-3 in the SAA.
After a scoreless first half, Berry was whistled for a hand ball inside the box in the 64th minute. Junior Bastian Jedliczka connected on the penalty kick for his ninth goal of the season.
With about two-and-a-half minutes left in the game, Jedliczka sent the ball to junior Claudio Lipp, who scored to put BSC up 2-0 with his fourth goal of the year.
The Panthers are on the road next weekend, traveling to face Centre, Friday at 8:30 p.m. Eastern, and Sewanee, Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Central.