Erie, Pa.-- The 2014 Baldwin Wallace University men's soccer team dropped iys 2014 season-opener tonight to host Penn State- Behrend (Pa.) University, 3-0, in the first round of the annual Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament on the PS-Behrend Soccer Field. The Yellow Jackets move into the consolation bracket with their loss.
Despite the loss, the Yellow Jackets (0-1) attempted seven shots on goal in the game.
In the second half, the Lions converted increased their lead to 2-0 at the 52:41 mark when junior defender Mike Worthy scored in the left corner of the net. Lions' Matt Baleno kicked the third goal of the match off of a tipped pass to close out the scoring and give Penn State- Behrend its 3-0 win.
For BW, junior goalkeeper Andrew Sismour (North Ridgeville, Ohio/ North Ridgeville) had three saves.
BW will be back in action on Saturday, August 30 when they play Houghton (N.Y.) College in the consolation match at 5:00 p.m.