LINDSBORG— The Bethany College men's soccer team fell 8-1 to Friends University in a KCAC match-up at Anderson Stadium on Saturday.
The Falcons took the lead in the 28th minute on a penalty kick and commanded control of the match with goals in the 34th, 36th and 41st minute to make it 4-0 heading into halftime. The Swedes did not give up and earned a penalty kick of their own in the 47th minute of the match. Jack Rhys-Jones, senior midfielder, converted the penalty kick to bring the score to 4-1. The Falcons continued to apply pressure to the Swede defense throughout the second half. In the 58th, 61st, 63rd, and 80th minutes, the Falcons added to their led to come away with an 8-1 victory.
As a team, the Swedes had a total of three shots in the match compared to the 29 for the Falcons. Roland Kiss, sophomore goalkeeper, and Juan Saldivar, senior goalkeeper, made a combined 11 saves in net for the Swedes.
The Bethany College men's soccer team looks to get back on the winning track when they travel to Southwestern College on Wednesday for another tough KCAC match-up. The Swedes and Moundbuilders will kick off at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30.