Nibbelink makes five saves

Zach Nibbelink (c) 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Zach Nibbelink (c) 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic scored the game's lone goal in the 57th minute to defeat McDaniel 1-0 in non-conference men's soccer action on Wednesday.

Zach Nibbelink (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) made five saves in 86 minutes of action for the Green Terror (6-3-3) but had to be removed from the game for a cut fewer than two minutes before the game's lone goal.

Kevin Romano tallied for the Cardinals (7-3-2), finishing an Ian Smith cross at the top of the six-yard box at the 56:34 mark.

Shane McCracken (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) recorded five of McDaniel's seven shots.

Catholic finished with 10 shots.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Swarthmore on Saturday. Game time is 4 p.m.