WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - A goal in each half proved to be too much for the Union College men's soccer team to overcome in a 2-0 setback at University of the Cumberlands Tuesday.
Cumberlands, ranked No. 31 nationally, used two goals from Igor Petsch en route to the win. Both of his goals were assisted by John Mills.
With the results, Union holds a 1-1-1 record and Cumberlands moved to 2-1.
In goal for Union, Jonathan Shaw (Merseyside, England) stopped nine shots. On the other end, Roland Day had six saves for Cumberlands.
Of Union's four shots, only two were on goal. In comparison, Cumberlands too 10 shots and six were on goal.
Union will host the Golden Corral Bulldog Classic this weekend. The opening round on Friday features two matches with Union playing Johnson Bible (Tenn.) College at 1 p.m. and Cumberland (Tenn.) University versus Emmanuel (Ga.) College at 5 p.m. The two winners will play at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday while the third-place contest is scheduled for 1 p.m.
- Union lost 9-1 against Cumberlands in the last meeting during the 2005 season.
- Against other Mid-South Conference teams in 2007, Union went 3-0.