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Wells converts late PK for win

Jacob Wells (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Jacob Wells (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (10-4, 2-4 CC) 1, Haverford (7-4-3, 3-2-1 CC) 0
What: Centennial Conference (CC) men's soccer game
When:
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Where: Haverford, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel converted a late penalty kick goal and then saved one on the other end for a 1-0 win over Haverford.

THE LEADERS
• Jacob Wells (Hanover, Pa./South Western) converted the penalty kick in the 87th minute.
Aaron Bilbie (Shrewsbury, Pa./Susquehannock) made nine saves for the Green Terror.

FOR THE FOES
• Michael Iacono made two saves for the Fords.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• After a missed clearing attempt resulted in a hand ball in the box and penalty kick, Jacob Wells stepped to the line and knocked it home in the 87th minute for a 1-0 lead.
• A minute later, the Green Terror was called for a handball in the box but Aaron Bilbie made the stop to preserve the victory.

THE INSIDE STORY
• Haverford had an 18-8 advantage in shots, including 11-4 in the second half. The Fords also had a 7-2 edge in corner kicks.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Muhlenberg on Saturday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.