Black and Gold battle Transylvania
|Transylvania (8-3-1, 2-1 HCAC)||1||1||2|
|Manchester (1-9-2, 0-3 HCAC)||0||0||0|
|1st - 36:23||Kyle Smith (Transylvania)|
|2nd - 87:18||Kyle Smith (Transylvania)|
Kyle Smith - 2
A: Matt Melzer - 1
Sh: Kyle Smith - 5
Sh: Matthew Jordan - 2
Sv: Julio Luevano - 4
|Shots (on goal)||17 (6)||8 (0)|
NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – Freshman midfielder Matthew Jordan (Zionsville, Ind.) uncorked a pair of shot attempts, leading an eight-shot effort from Manchester University in a 2-0 loss to Transylvania University Saturday, Oct. 12.
Jordan and the Spartans (1-9-2 overall, 0-3 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference), after being out-fired 9-2 in the first half by the Pioneers (8-3-1 overall, 2-1 HCAC), held their own in the second half, only being out-shot 8-6. Despite another strong effort from sophomore goalkeeper Julio Luevano (Aguascalientes, Mexico), TU found the net off a rebound in the first half and via a free kick in the second stanza.
Luevano, in his third start, finished with four saves. His effort occurred in the wake of a 17-8 shots advantage for the visitors.
MU continues league play Tuesday, Oct. 15, with a trip to Defiance College. Kickoff is 4 p.m.