Tiffin, Ohio – September 30, 2009 – The Heidelberg University men’s soccer team tied with Siena Heights University with a score of 1-1. The Berg goes to 5-3-1, while the Saints stand at 4-4-3.
Siena Heights did not waste any time to score when in the first minute of the game, Joe Deneweth snuck the ball past Heidelberg’s goal keeper Ryan Smith (Roanoke, Texas / Keller) off a penalty kick to make the score 1-0.
Heidelberg’s Cory Buhrman (Brunswick, Ohio / Brunswick) responded in the 82nd minute when he made a heads up play as the ball was deflected off Siena Height’s goal keeper, and placed the ball in the corner of the far post knotting up the game 1-1.
Despite great effort from both squads, neither team could find the back of the net through two overtimes, resulting in a tie.
The Berg outshot the Saints 25-12. Following the lead of Buhrman who recorded seven shots with four shots on goal was Michael Juart (Hilliard, Ohio / Hilliard Darby) who had five shots and two shots on goal and Gavin McCarthy (Hilliard, Ohio / Hilliard Darby) earning five shots with one shot on goal.
The Berg’s Ryan Smith had six saves for the game, which brings his total to 38 for the year.
Heidelberg looks for their sixth win on the season as they host Marietta College, in its OAC season opener, Saturday October 3, at 2:00 p.m.