Men's Soccer


The Baldwin Wallace University Menís Soccer Team Defeats Capital, 2-1, and

is Now 12-4-1 Overall

BEREA, OHIO ó The Baldwin Wallace University menís soccer team defeated Ohio Athletic Conference rival Capital University, 2-1, tonight (October 18) at The George Finnie Stadium in Berea, Ohio. In a physical game, sophomore midfielder Matt Pietro (Canfield) scored the game winning goal in the 88th minute for the Yellow Jackets..

With the win, the Yellow Jacket men are now 12-4-1 overall and 4-1-1 in the OAC. With its loss, Capital is now 11-4-1 overall and 3-2 in the OAC.

Capital took an early 1-0 advantage in the 12th minute on a Drew Yost goal, which was assisted by teammate Dan Albeit. However, Baldwin Wallace evened the score at 1-1 in the 25th minute on a goal by sophomore forward Brian Sugerman (Richfield/ Revere) on an assist from fellow sophomore forward Matt Pietro (Canfield). Neither team would score before the half and the game remained scoreless until the 88th minute when Pietro scored the game winning goal by redirecting a free kick with an assist from junior All-OAC midfielder Louie Rolko (Hudson).

In goal, BW senior All-Great Lakes Region goalie Nate Christian (North Ridgeville) allowed one goal and made four saves in 88:09 minutes of action before giving way to junior keeper Sean Allison (Kenston) who tended the last 1:51 of the contest.

The next Yellow Jacket men's soccer game is on Saturday, October 22 when they host OAC rival Marietta College at The George Finnie Stadium in Berea at 3:30 p.m.

FOR MORE BW SPORTS INFORMATION, please contact BW Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, by FAX at 440-826-2329 or via e-mail at To contact Yellow Jacket Head Coach Reid Ayers, please call him at 440-826-3839, FAX him at 440-826-2192 or e-mail him at

Men's College Soccer Results
Baldwin Wallace University vs. Capital University in Berea on Tuesday, October 18
Final Score: Baldwin Wallace University -- 2, Capital University -- 1

Scoring Summary:
Team; Time; Goals Scored By (Assisted By)

First Half:
CU; 11:45; Yost (Albeit)
BW; 24:51; Sugerman (Pietro)

Second Half:
BW; 87:10; Pietro (Rolko)

Goalie Statistics:
School: Goalie Name (Minutes Played), Saves

BW: Christian (88:09), 4
CU: Snyder (90:00), 5

Team Records:
Baldwin Wallace: 12-4-1 overall, 4-1-1 in the OAC
Capital University: 11-4-1 overall, 3-2 in the OAC

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