CWRU Men’s Soccer Win in 3-0 Shutout at Oberlin

CWRU Men’s Soccer Win in 3-0 Shutout at Oberlin

Junior midfielder Garrett Winter, sophomore defender Nathan Ekberg and junior forward Zachary Senft each struck for goals as the Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team won in a 3-0 shutout against Oberlin College on Saturday night at Shults Field.

The Spartans improved to 3-1-0 on the season, earning their second shutout of 2018.

CWRU took a 1-0 lead in the 5th minute of play when Winter took a pass and dribbled through the Yeomen defense to score his team-leading fourth goal of the season.

The Spartans struck for their second goal almost exactly three minutes later when Ekberg headed a ball off of a corner kick and it deflected off of the Oberlin defender to give CWRU a 2-0 lead at the 8:49 mark. The Spartans would hold the 2-0 advantage throughout the remainder of the first half.

In the 78th minute, Senft scored after he dribbled down the end line and ripped a shot over the Oberlin keeper, pushing the Spartans lead to 3-0.

The CWRU defense kept Oberlin away from goal, holding the 10-6 advantage in shots on goal on Saturday night.

In net, freshman Charlie Fink went the distance and made six saves. He improved his overall record to 3-1-0 on campaign, while also notching his second shutout of the season.

Case Western Reserve will continue their road play, heading to University Heights, Ohio on Wednesday, September 12th, to face 24th-ranked John Carroll University. Kick-off at Don Shula Stadium is set for 7:00 p.m.