Bowman tallies early goal to key win

Nick Bowman (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Nick Bowman (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (1-0) 2, Immaculata (0-1) 1
What: Non-conference men's soccer game
When:
Friday, Aug. 30
Where: Malvern, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel scored twice in the first half to key a 2-1 win over Immaculata to open the 2019 season.

THE LEADERS
Nick Bowman (York, Pa./York Suburban) scored in the 13th minute to open the scoring.
• Rob Heckman (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) tallied his first collegiate goal.

FOR THE FOES
• Josh Fonder broke up the shutout in the 73rd minute.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Nick Bowman netted an unassisted tally just 12:30 into the game.
• Just 23 minutes later, Corey Long (Woodbridge, Va./Potomac) found Rob Heckman to double the lead.
• Josh Fonder finished a pass from Oldy Dielce at the 72:14 mark for the Mighty Macs only goal.

THE INSIDE STORY
• Immaculata had an 11-9 edge in shots but McDaniel held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.
• Aaron Bilbie (Shrewsbury, Pa./Susquehannock) made five saves in goal for the Green Terror.
Rob Heckman and Corey Long each tallied their first collegiate points in their debut.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at Wilkes on Tuesday. Game time is 2 p.m.