October 29 - MIAA Players of the Week
Offensive Player of the Week - none nominated
Defensive Player of the Week - none nominated
|Oct. 23||Alma||0||Trine *||4||Final|
|Oct. 27||Trine||2||Alma %||1||MIAA Men's Soccer Tournament - First Round||Final|
|Hope||3||Kalamazoo %||0||MIAA Men's Soccer Tournament - First Round||Final|
|Oct. 30||Calvin||5||Hope %||0||MIAA Tournament Semifinals||Final|
|Adrian||1||Trine %||1||MIAA Men's Soccer Semifinals||Final - PK Away|
|Nov. 03||Calvin||2||Adrian %||1||MIAA Men's Soccer Tournament Final||Final|
Around the MIAA
The Adrian College men’s soccer team had one match last week, falling to Hope on Tuesday by a score of 4-1 in the last match of the regular season. Senior Zachary Roller had the Bulldogs’ lone goal, which tied him for the team lead in goals. Despite the loss, Adrian still secured a first round bye in the MIAA Tournament and host Trine on Tuesday, Oct. 30 in a semifinal match.
Albion was one of two MIAA squads to score against league champion Calvin…Jason Warras (Plymouth, Mich./Salem) got his head on a corner kick for his fourth goal of the season.
The men's soccer team took two losses to Trine on this chin last week, the second coming in the first round of the MIAA Playoffs. Sophomore Nick Stander (Macomb Twp. Mich./Dakota) scored his second-career goal to tie the postseason game before halftime, but Trine's Nooh Aljabaly, the conference's leading goal-scorer, converted a penalty kick in the 82nd minute after the Scots were called for a foul in the box. Junior goalkeeper Garrison Mast (Grand Haven, Mich./Grand Haven) ends the season as the league leader in saves with 81.
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The pressure the Hope College men’s soccer team likes to apply generated timely goals in a different fashion on Saturday (Oct. 27). The Flying Dutchmen beat Kalamazoo College 3-0 at Van Andel Soccer Stadium with goals off of three set pieces during the MIAA Tournament opener. Hope (14-2-1 overall) advanced to play in Tuesday’s 7 p.m. semifinal at Calvin College. Junior Logan Bylsma (Hudsonville, Mich./Hudsonville) gave the Flying Dutchmen a 1-0 lead 8 minutes, 21 seconds into the match when he headed in a corner from senior Christian Dault (Grand Haven, Mich./Grand Haven). It was Bylsma’s team-leading 14th goal of the season. Senior Ben Hagman (Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty) scored the final two goals for Hope.
The Kalamazoo College men's soccer team knocked off Olivet before falling to Hope in the first round of the MIAA Tournament. The Hornets connected on the lone goal of the match against Olivet in the final minute as Ben Meschke made a fantastic play on the ball to give Kalamazoo the win. The Hornets were not able to connect on a goal in a 3-0 loss to Hope in the conference tournament.
The Olivet College men's soccer team ended its season with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at Kalamazoo College. The Hornets scored the lone goal with only 31 seconds left in the game.
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2018 MIAA Men's Soccer Standings
|GP||Record||Win %||Pts||GF||GA||GP||Record||Win %||GF||GA||Last 10||Streak|