12/2: WBB at St. Vincent (5:30 PM), MBB at St. Vincent (7:30 PM); 12/4: TRACK at YSU Icebreaker (3 PM); 12/5: SWIM vs Hiram (1 PM), WBB vs Thiel (2 PM), MBB vs Thiel (4 PM)

Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Thiel

Oct. 22- BETHANY, W.Va.- Seniors Lamine Balde (Guinea, West Africa/William L. Sayre) and Arkangelo James (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) each had a goal and an assist, as the Bethany College men’s soccer team shutout Thiel, 2-0, in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference match on Tuesday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

Freshman Callum Appleby (Maidstone, United Kingdom/ Maidstone Grammar School) recorded his second straight shutout for Bethany, as he made three saves

The Bison outshot the Tomcats 19-10 on the afternoon.

Bethany outshot Thiel 8-6 in the first half, but couldn’t manage to get one past Andrew Hindman as the game remained scoreless at the halftime break.

Lamine Balde gave the Bison a 1-0 lead with his eighth goal of the season in the 70th minute. Balde was on the receiving end of a cross from James, and Balde shot it into the goal.

One minute later, James scored off a cross from Balde to give Bethany the 2-0 victory.

Bethany returns to action on Sunday afternoon when it travels to Latrobe, Pa. to face Saint Vincent.