Bethany men kickers drop to 0-2

By Steve Sell
August 30, 2014

SEWARD, Neb. – Bethany College’s men’s soccer team lost its second game in as many days on Friday, being edged 1-0 by Concordia University.

The Swedes had lost on Thursday to No. 17 University of Science and Arts.

Concordia’s score came 16 minutes into the game when Gideon Soenksen fed the ball to Julian Amaya just into the box, and he played a shot in the bottom left corner just out of the reach of Swede goalkeeper Kayo Vaz.

Concordia outshot Bethany 16-9 and also held the advantage in shots on goal, 5-2.

"I was proud of our effort tonight,” Bethany coach Shane Taylor said. “We had a rough first half, but turned things around nicely in the second half. We had some nice opportunities tonight and we will look to build on that going into next game. I thought Angel (Figueroa) had a great game for us tonight as well as Gerdson (Lubin)."

The 0-2 Swedes travel to Texas on Sept. 12 to play the University of Houston-Victoria, followed by a game on Sept. 14 at Huston-Tillotson University.