Bryan Lions Men’s Soccer shuts out Dalton State Roadrunners

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Written by: Tanner White, staff writer

The Bryan College Men’s Soccer Team shut out the Dalton State Roadrunners on Bryan’s Homecoming Day. Bryan ended up defeating Dalton State 6-0, with four different players scoring for the Lions.

Bryan took an early lead as Charlie Clarke scored 5:44 minutes into the match. Jonathan Ricketts then scored twice in a row, once at 33:15, and the next at 48:22 minutes, putting him at 10 goals for the season. Jason Ward scored for the Lions at 63:05 minutes and Clarke scored his second goal at the 70th minute, Felipe Teruel then scored a few seconds later. Bryan was given an opportunity when  a mistake was made by a Dalton State player, scoring two times in a minute.

Despite the win by Bryan, the Roadrunners could have had a worse day if it wasn’t for their goalie, Samuel Fraire, who had 7 saves. Bryan played a tight defensive game, holding Dalton State to only 3 shots on goal, 8 shots total. Goalie Easton Hartman had one save for Bryan but was later replaced by Alex Horton, who then recorded 2 saves.

Dalton State College falls to 4 wins, 6 losses and one tie on the season, while Bryan has 6 wins, 4 losses and 2 ties.

Bryan’s next matchup is Georgia Gwinnett at Dayton on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 pm. This matchup will be tough for Bryan, as Georgia Gwinnett has spent time in the top 25 and is currently receiving votes.

Tanner White is a sophomore communications major with a digital media option. He enjoys long walks to the fridge and baseball.