PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College men's soccer team was defeated today by the University of Findlay, 3-2. With the loss the Storm falls to 4-5-1 overall and 4-3-1 in the conference, and with the win the Oilers improve to 6-4 overall and 5-3 in conference play.
The Storm opened the scoring in the first half when Djordje Cancarevic (Doylestown, Ohio / Chippewa) scored off of a free kick taken by Andrew Bucur (Bedford, Ohio / St. Peter Chanel), to make the score 1-0 in favor of the Storm.
Findlay tied the game early in the second half when Mark Sleasman scored off of a corner kick taken by Nathan Williams, to tie the game at 1 goal apiece. The Storm answered back less than a minute later when Anthony Novak (Toronto, Ont. / St. Mary Catholic) scored off of a cross by Chad Bencina (Willoughby, Ohio / Willoughby South), to give the Storm a 2-1 advantage. Sleasman scored his second goal of the game for the Oilers tied the game at 2 goals apiece. Sleasman gave Findlay their first lead of the game with his third goal, to make the score 3-2 in favor of Findlay. Findlay held on to win the game 3-2.
Lake Erie will be back in action Sunday (October 11th) when they host Tiffin at 3 P.M.