The Kalamazoo College men's soccer team defeated Trine University 2-1 Saturday afternoon at MacKenzie Field.
Just five minutes later, Kirchen drew a penalty kick on the right side of the penalty area allowing Jordan Veillette to score his third goal of the season from the mark and give K a 2-0 lead.
Trine did add a goal in the 21st minute but Kalamazoo controlled the tempo of the game outshooting the Thunder 18-11.
Kalamazoo will travel to Hope on Tuesday, Oct. 20 for another MIAA match up. Game time is slated to begin at 7 p.m.