GLASSBORO, N.J. - The Wesley College men's soccer team took the field for a rare Sunday night game against Rowan University, falling 5-0 to the Profs in Glassboro.
Ryan Sanders earned the start in goal for the Wolverines making six saves, but took the loss between the pipes. Zack Baker entered the game with just over 10 minutes remaining and made one save without allowing a score. Kyle Dennis started in goal for Rowan, making one save in nearly 75 minutes of action. He was relieved by Jon Robbins, who also made one save.
The Profs were beneficiaries of their set plays, scoring twice in the first half off of corner kicks. The home team netted their first goal off of a corner in the ninth minute of play. Rowan scored off of a rebound in the 23rd minute and again off another corner in the 30th. The trio of goals gave the Profs a 3-0 halftime lead.
Wesley's best chance of the first half came in the 20th minute of play. Will Mileski broke free of a defender and fired a screamer at the net. The shot beat the Rowan goalkeeper but went glancing off of the post and out of play.
In the second half, Wesley's best chance came off of a set piece. The Wolverines drew a foul in a threatening area and sent in a dangerous ball to the Rowan goal mouth. Christopher Bramble was able to get a head on the ball directing it goalward, but Dennis was there to turn it away for the Profs, neutralizing the threat. Rowan went on to add two more insurance goals in the second half, increasing their lead to 5-0.
Wesley moves to 1-4-1 on the season and will return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 16 when they play host to Widener University in another non-conference tilt.