BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College suffered a 2-1 loss Wednesday at home after the College of Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) scored twice in the final 20 minutes of play.
The loss was the first for Union at home since the 2007 season. The Bulldogs had a 12-0-2 record at home since their last defeat. It was also Union's first setback of the season, moving to 2-1 on the season while Mount St. Joseph went to 1-0.
Union jumped in front thanks to a Chris Riley (Cornwall, England) scored an unassisted goal at the 5:44 mark.
The eventual game winner for Mount St. Joseph was scored in the 84th minute from Jason Krupp. The visitors tied the contest after Nick Siko booted home a goal in the 70th minute. He received the pass from Lee Rogers.
The Bulldogs held the advantage when it came to shots, taking 27 while Mount St. Joseph attempted seven.
Jonathan Shaw (Merseyside, England) stopped two of Mount St. Joseph's three shots on goal.
Union head coach Tyler Brock commented after the match on how the Bulldogs had opportunities to add goals, but let Mount St. Joseph hang around.
The Bulldogs travel to Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) University for a 7 p.m. contest Tuesday. The match will be played at nearby Xavier University.
- Union owns a 0-2 record against Mount St. Joseph and the other meeting, in 2008, was also a 2-1 score.
- In Union's last seven matches, the Bulldogs have played in five one-goal contest with two ties. The Bulldogs have a 2-3-2 record during that stretch that goes back to 2008.
- Riley became the fourth Union player to score a goal this season.