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.