Green Terror tallies five shots, goal in final 30 minutes but Wolverines prevail
DOVER, Del. – Kyle Long gave Wesley a 2-0 lead in the 59th minute and the defense withstood a McDaniel rally for a 2-1 non-conference men's soccer victory on Wednesday.
Frank Buffa staked the Wolverines (2-5-1) to a 1-0 halftime lead with an unassisted tally in the 30th minute.
Timothy Wineke (Reisterstown, Md./North Carroll) tallied his first goal of the season for the Green Terror (3-5) to cut the deficit in half but the squad could not find the equalizer.
Long finished an unassisted marker at the 58:44 but McDaniel outshot the hosts 5-2 after that.
Wineke finished a feed from David Cross (Odenton, Md./Arundel) on the third of those attempts but Nick Talarico made two of his three saves in the span to preserve the win.
Zach Nibbelink (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) made four saves for McDaniel, which finished with a 12-10 advantage in shots and 5-3 edge in corner kicks.
The Green Terror returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Game time is 1:30 p.m.
McDaniel (3-5) 0 1 - 1
Wesley (2-5-1) 1 1 - 2
W – Frank Buffa, 29:05
W – Kyle Long, 58:44
M – Timothy Wineke (David Cross), 76:37
Shots: M 12, W 10. Corner Kicks: M 5, W 3. Fouls: M 13, W 10. Saves: M 4 (Zach Nibbelink 5), W 3 (Nick Talarico).