WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Capital University men's soccer team spent Saturday afternoon facing the Otterbein University Cardinals in a match that ended in a 2-2 tie.
The Cardinals (6-4-2, 1-1-1 OAC) scored their first goal in the 21st minute as junior midfielder Ross Pfeil, crossed into the box, placing the ball inside the near post.
Capital (4-7-1, 2-0-1 OAC) was aided by an Otterbein mistake when a ball was served in the box which deflected off a Cardinal defender, resulting in an own goal.
With the score tied at one apiece in the 59th minute Chewy Gordon (Westerville, Ohio) headed in a goal off a deflection following a Crusader corner kick.
Otterbein's Luis Rivas scored the tying goal in the 64th minute, converting off of a header from Erick Juarez-Manning.
Capital held minor leads in shots (19-16) and corner kicks (8-4). While Otterbein led in saves, 9-3.
Justin Niswonger (Centerville, Ohio) saved seven shots in his 110 minutes in goal. His record is now 3-2-1 on the season.
Next up, the Crusaders return to Bernlohr Stadium to face the Wilmington Quakers on Wednesday, October 14 at 7 p.m.