Morningside’s men’s soccer team dominated play in a 2-0 victory over a highly regarded Jamestown team on Sunday in Jamestown, N.D.
The Mustangs, off to a 2-0 start to the season after weekend triumphs against the Jimmies and Presentation (4-1), outshot Jamestown by a 16-5 margin. The Jimmies received votes in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.
The teams played to a scoreless tie in a first half where the Mustangs outshot their hosts 6-2. Morningside outshot the Jimmies by a 10-3 margin in the second half and broke the tie on a goal by Tom Karshuening 12 minutes into the action. The Mustangs scored again with 2:30 left in the contest when Jeff Bartels tallied a goal off an assist from Juan Pablo Jochems.
Mustang goal keeper Tim Erdmann made three saves while posting the shutout.
The Mustangs will travel to Ottawa, Kan., on Saturday for a 5 p.m. game against Ottawa.
The Mustangs had twice as many shots as their opponent, but couldn’t put the ball in the net in a 1-0 women’s soccer loss against Jamestown on Sunday in Jamestown, N.D.
Morningside outshot the Jimmies 15-8 just one day after it had outshot Presentation 26-15 in a 2-1 overtime setback in its season opener.
Morningside and Jamestown played to a scoreless tie until the hosts’ Danica Brekken scored with 4:35 left in the contest. Brekken’s goal was set up by an assist from Connie Contreras.
Jamestown goal keeper Lauren Sayler came up with 10 saves in the shutout.
Niccole McGuire had four saves guarding the Mustangs’ goal.
Morningside (0-2) will travel to Ottawa, Kan., for a 3 p.m. contest against Ottawa on Saturday.