TIFFIN, Ohio -- On Senior Day, the Heidelberg University men's soccer team dropped an Ohio Athletic Conference contest to Marietta College, 3-0. The loss bumps the Student Princes to 6-8-1, 3-3-1 OAC, as the Pioneers improve to 9-7-1, 4-3 in conference play.
The Pioneers were anchored by three second half goals.
Less than two minutes into the second half, Taylor Reasoner connected with Josh Baskind who fired a shot past HU keeper Alex Archambeau. The score put Marietta up 1-0.
The Berg had an opportunity to even the score with just under 30 minutes to play. Joseph Tallarico's shot was saved by MC keeper Tyler Sholl. Alexis Mendoza headed the rebound that looked like it was headed for the net, but the shot was headed away by a Marietta defender.
Luke Maher chested in a loose ball in the box to push the MC lead to 2-0. The Pioneers tacked on an insurance goal in the 73rd minute. With Archambeau screened, Andy Rolfes found the lower 90, capping off the Marietta scoring.
The Tricolor outshot the Pioneers 18-14.
Archambeau made three saves in the match. Sholl turned away five shots.
The Berg travels to No. 22 Capital University on Tuesday. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.