LHU Men’s Soccer falls in PSAC play at West Chester

WEST CHESTER — Host West Chester (9-2-2, 6-1-1 PSAC) scored three second-half goals and downed the Lock Haven University men’s soccer team (5-7-2, 3-5-1 PSAC), 3-0, today (Sunday, Oct. 14) in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action.

West Chester broke open the scoreless draw in the 67th minute after the Golden Rams were awarded a penalty kick. Kyle Hoops converted and made it 1-0. Less than two minutes after the opening goal, it was 2-0 (69′). In the 85th minute, WCU added an insurance goal and made it 3-0.

Freshman goalkeeper Jason Keller (Port Matilda, Pa./State College) made the first start of his career and he did all he could to keep LHU in the game with two saves. Prior to today, Keller had appeared in three contests in a backup role and racked up eight saves in just under 100 minutes of action.

For LHU, Brian Flatter (Frederick, Md./Oakdale) and Beckham Sibiski (Kutztown, Pa./Kutztown) combined for six shots including four on target. West Chester goalkeeper Will Marshall was forced to make six saves.

The Bald Eagles will return to the pitch on Saturday, October 20 when they host Gannon at 2 p.m. The match will mark LHU’s 2018 Senior Day as the final home game of the regular season falls on Homecoming-Saturday in Lock Haven.


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