Panthers Fall In Final Road Match To Walsh

Khalif Hassan (Photo by: Gabe Haferman)
Khalif Hassan (Photo by: Gabe Haferman)

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – On Saturday afternoon, the Ohio Dominican men's soccer team played at Walsh for a second match-up with the Cavaliers, where WU took the contest 2-1.

ODU opened the match with three shots before the 16th minute, resulting in three saves for the Cavs' keeper. Walsh responded with a goal in the 20th minute from Jake Cunningham.

In the 27th minute, Black and Gold goalkeeper Ethan Kraynak (Worthington, Ohio) registered his first save off a shot from Altawil.

Senior Khalif Hassan (Columbus, Ohio) fired off a shot in the 38th minute, giving Walsh's keeper another save, and leaving the Panthers behind 1-0 at the half.

The second half began with Ohio Dominican being awarded a penalty kick. Hassan converted the kick to tie the match 1-1 in the 47th minute.

Walsh retaliated with another goal in the 54th minute, regaining the lead 2-1.

Kraynak collected another save in the 67th minute. ODU had no response to the Cavaliers' offense and dropped the match 2-1.

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The Black and Gold return home Tuesday, October 25 to honor their seniors before a 5 PM match against Cedarville.

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