Bryan Falls Short In Opening Round Of NAIA Soccer

Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Bryan College men's soccer team traveled to Pulaski, Tn., to take on the RedHawks of Martin Methodist College in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round.  The Lions conceded a goal in each half to lost 2-0.  The Lions created several opportunities to score but were unable to connect on any of them.  The Bryan men end their season with an overall record of 15-4.

The Lions were outshot 8-2 on frame.

Goalkeeper Josh Oldroyd recorded five saves for the match.

Bryan coach Joey Johnson stated, "It is always difficult to see a season come to a close, and we are certainly disappointed to not be moving on in the national tournament.  However, the memories that these young men have from this season will be carried for a lifetime.  Our seniors move on with our full respect and appreciation for all they have invested in our program and in their teammates.  I count it a privilege to have had the opportunity to work with this team, and I am most proud of who they are as young men and not what they have done.  Together they have worked to create great memories, and I am happy to have had the chance to share in the journey that was the 2013 season."

 

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