LINDSBORG—The Bethany men's soccer team was back in action in the First Bank Kansas Smoky Hill Showdown. The Swedes were unable to come out on top of this offensive heavy contest, falling 5-2.

Bethany struck first with a goal in the first minute of the game when Kevin Sithole, sophomore forward, sent a pass to Lisandro Nunez, junior forward, who netted it for the Swedes to take a 1-0 lead. However, three minutes later, the Coyotes were able to put one of their own in goal to even things up. Bethany then scored once more in the 20th minute when Zen Baatjes, senior defender, pass to Nunez who sent it on to Randall Hernandez, junior midfielder, who scored for the Swedes to take a 2-1 lead. However, from there, the Coyotes then scored four more times before the end of the first half. Despite the action in the first half, neither team scored in the second half, the Coyotes took the game 5-2.

As a team, the Swedes took 11 shots, three of which were on target. Meanwhile, Miguel Guzman, junior keeper, was in the net for the Swedes recording six saves in the game.

Up Next . . .

Bethany travels next to York College on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Kickoff for this KCAC contest is set for 3:30 p.m. in York, Neb.

Bethany women falls in overtime contest with Kansas Wesleyan

LINDSBORG—The Swedes women's soccer team faced off with Kansas Wesleyan in the First Bank Kansas Smoky Hill Showdown. The Coyotes were able to take the game 1-0 in overtime.

Despite both teams' consistent pushing, after two scoreless halves, the Coyotes scored in the first overtime to take the game 1-0.

Bethany recorded eight total shots in the game while half of those were on goal. In goal for Bethany was Destinee Wells, senior keeper, who recorded seven saves in the 97 minutes of play.

Up Next . . .

The Swedes return to play on Tuesday, Oct. 8 when they travel to York College to face the Panthers in a KCAC contest beginning at 1 p.m.