Men’s Soccer Topples Rutgers-Camden in First Round of Ohio Wesleyan Fred Myers Invite
Friday, September 04, 2009
DELAWARE, OH—In a meeting of teams that gained berths in the 2008 NCAA III Tournament, Calvin secured a 2-0 victory over Rutgers-Camden in the first round of the Ohio Wesleyan Fred Myers Invitational Friday afternoon. Calvin will face host Ohio Wesleyan in the championship final on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Ohio Wesleyan was a 4-0 first round winner over Carnegie-Mellon.
Calvin scored both of its goals against Rutgers-Camden in the second half with senior Luke Holtrop (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) scoring first, coverting a cross from sophomore Justin Ahearne (Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS) in the 58th minute. Sophomore Scott Hooker (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) then scored the clinching goal with just 3:10 left in regulation on an assist from freshman Nick Holtrop (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS).
Calvin held a commanding 28-5 shots at goal advantage with sophomore goalkeeper Jared Rushlau (Grandville/Grandville HS) posting one save in gaining his first collegiate shutout at the varsity level.