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Men's Soccer Loses Opener 2-1 at Illinois Wesleyan

Bobby Dennerll playing soccer.
Photo by Kimberly Moss

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Kalamazoo College men's soccer team lost its season opener 2-1 at Illinois Wesleyan University Friday night.

The host Titans scored in the 14th minute and limited Kalamzoo's chances offensively throughout the first half with an 8-1 advantage in shots.

Illinois Wesleyan scored again in the 75th minute to take a 2-0 lead. 

Kalamazoo got on the board in the 83rd minute with a goal by Trevor Towghi (Ben Tetlow assist). 

The Hornets had one final opportunity with a corner kick in the closing seconds, but were unsuccessful in converting into a game-tying goal.

The Titans finished the game with a 13-3 advantage in shots (5-1 on goal). 

Kalamazoo returns to action Saturday at Millikin University.


Note: The original box score and then this story indicated Bobby Dennerll scored the goal.