No. 12 Crusaders Pick up Scoreless Draw Against Denison

No. 12 Crusaders Pick up Scoreless Draw Against Denison

By: Allison Lowe, assistant sports information director 

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Capital men's soccer team battled Denison University to a 0-0 double overtime draw on Wednesday night at Bernlohr Stadium. The Crusaders wrap up their fourth match 3-0-1, while the Big Red sit at 3-1-1 in 2019. 

MATCH SUMMARY

  • Capital came out strong in the first half with four shots compared to Denison's two.  
  • Each team earned a single corner opportunity in the first, but neither side could break through, leaving the contest tied up at zero.
  • In the second, Capital had another five shots, but could not break the draw. 
  • Early in the first overtime, senior defender Greg Knox took a shot wide in hopes of putting the Crusaders on the board. 
  • Junior goalkeeper Kyle Morais had a phenomenal save to keep Capital alive in OT1. 
  • Sophomore forward Sam Spirk took a shot in the 109th minute that was blocked, in an attempt to put the Crusaders ahead. 

 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Kyle Morais had his third shutout of the season.  
  • Capital was called for 11 fouls.
  • Capital had a total of 12 shots, five of which were on frame.
  • Tonight's match marked the third overtime contest of the season for the Crusaders.

UP NEXT

Capital will play the College of Wooster on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Bernlohr Stadium. Kickoff is set at 7:00 p.m.