Men's Soccer Battles Cedarville in Final Regular Season Contest

Photo by: Zoie Fisher
Photo by: Zoie Fisher

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Dominican men's soccer team is matched up with Cedarville in their final regular season contest of the season.

The Panthers host the Yellow Jackets inside Panther Stadium Tuesday with kickoff set for 5 p.m.

About Ohio Dominican

The Panthers are on a four game unbeaten streak with three wins and a tie in their last four games. ODU is coming off a pair of wins defeating Kentucky Wesleyan 2-1 and earning a shutout of Trevecca Nazarene by a final score of 3-0 on Saturday.

ODU (6-9-2, 4-7-2) currently holds the 8-seed in the G-MAC with the one game to play as they hold a one point lead over Malone (4-6-5, 3-6-4). Malone travels to Walsh on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Senior Cameron Christian (Pataskala, Ohio) and freshman Alex Larzelere (Hilliard, Ohio) each had a pair of goals last week to lead the Panther offense as Larzelere leads active players with four goals while Christian has three entering the final regular season game of the year.

The Panther defense stifled KWC and Trevecca last week only allowing the one goal on the 25 shots against. Freshman goalkeeper Russell Montemarano (Westerville, Ohio) had seven saves on the week and earned his second shutout between the posts for the Panthers in the win over Trevecca.

The Panthers and Yellow Jackets squared off to begin G-MAC play ending the contest with a 1-1 draw.

About Cedarville

Cedarville comes into the week with a 9-2-6 overall record and are 6-2-5 in the G-MAC after a pair of 2-1 wins over Trevecca and Kentucky Wesleyan last week.

The Cedarville offense has three players with six goals in Gul Fernandes, Sammy Killmann and Mauric Ochoa Vasquez while Pedro Alvares has three goals and eight assists which leads the conference.

The Jacket defense is allowing 0.94 goals per contest with goalkeeper Carter Selvius leading the way making 47 saves while allowing 15 goals and having five shutouts on the season.