BATESVILLE, Ark. – After an early goal by Missouri Baptist, the Lyon College men's soccer team tried to net the equalizer, but could not find the net after falling 1-0 to the Spartans Saturday afternoon. The Scots took 11 total shots, while Missouri Baptist managed seven total.
Lyon is now 5-3-2 overall and 4-1-1 in the AMC, while Missouri Baptist is 5-7 overall and 3-3 in the conference. The Scots still hold onto third place in the conference despite the loss, while the Spartans are in fourth.
Missouri Baptist scored the lone goal of the game in the 24th minute after Chase Droege found Justin Schuttenberg for the score. Robin Hottenbacher (SO/Germany) and Rodrigo Ugalde (SR/Santiago, Chile) tried to give the Scots a goal in the first half, but the shots were saved by the Spartans' goalkeeper Samuel Whittington.
Thiago Reis (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) also had an opportunity in the final minutes of the first half, but his shot sailed just high. Lyon trailed 1-0 at halftime.
Hottenbacher and Ulises Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) tried to score the equalizer in the second half, but Hottenbacher's first shot was blocked and another was saved by the goalkeeper. Cordova's shot went just wide. Trace Gary (FR/New Iberia, La.) also had an opportunity on a shot attempt, but the ball would sail a bit high.
Lyon would have one final opportunity with 30 seconds left when James Eldred (JR/Maumelle, Ark.) took a shot, but the shot was saved by Whittington. Lyon would fall by a slim margin of 1-0.
- Hottenbacher led the Scots with six total shots in the match.
- Lyon goalkeeper Gianni Santin (SO/Reunion Island) made one save.
- There were a total of 35 fouls in the match.
- Schuttenberg led the Spartans with three total shots.
WHAT'S AHEAD FOR THE SCOTS
Lyon returns to Huser Field for a match with Park on Tuesday at 1 p.m.
|Lyon College (5-3-3. 4-1-1 )||0||0||0|
|Missouri Baptist (5-7, 3-3 )||1||0||1|
|St. Louis, MO|
|1||23:57||Justin Schuttenberg (Missouri Baptist)|
|Lyon College||Indv. Leaders||Missouri Baptist|
|None||Goals||#12 Justin Schuttenberg - 1|
|None||Assists||#21 Chase Droege - 1|
|#2 Robin Hottenbacher - 6||Shots||#12 Justin Schuttenberg - 3|
|#0 Gianni Santin - 1||Saves||#1 Samuel Whittington - 3|
|Lyon College||Team Statistics||Missouri Baptist|
|11 (3)||Shots (on goal)||7 (2)|