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Beavercreek posts easy win

BEAVERCREEK — Seven players scored for Beavercreek in an easy 7-0 win over Springfield Sept. 16.

Goals came from Hunter Jackson, Jonah Ackerson, Kevin Davis, Ryan Wightman, Mark Rzecznik, Ryan Bernt, and Vincent Peden. Assists came from Ackerson, Davis, Jacob Westerkamp, Joshua Fleck, Vaughn Ernst, and Caleb Russell.

Johnson on cross country team

ASHLAND — Ian Johnson of Beavercreek is a member of the cross country team at Ashland University. Johnson is majoring in computer science and is a graduate of Beavercreek High School.

The Ashland University cross country team competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Last year, Ashland placed second in the NCAA Division II All-Ohio Championships meet and fifth in the GLIAC Championship. The Ashland University cross country team is led by coach Jacob Sussman. The Eagles’ next meet is Friday, Sept. 15 in East Lansing, Mich. at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational.

Beavers win over Lebanon

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek defeated Lebanon in four sets 25-23, 25-9, 14-25, 25-21 on Sept. 12.

Sarah Laughman led with 16 kills and four blocks, Hanna Lefevers added 35 assists, two blocks and two kills, Lauren Goenaga-Lask had seven kills, three service aces and four digs, and Kelly Goenaga-Lask added six kills, two service aces and 11 digs in the win.

Beavercreek (10-2 overall and 4-1 in the Greater Western Conference’s National East division) is next at Miamisburg, for a 7 p.m. match on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Women’s soccer cruises to 5-0 victory

FAIRBORN — Wright State University women’s soccer cruised to a 5-0 victory over non-conference opponent Capital University Sept. 17 at WSU’s Alumni Field.

After multiple corner kick opportunities early on for the Raiders, senior Sarah Colvin sent a perfectly placed corner kick near the six-yard line as sophomore defender Andrea Gomez charged the goal knocking the ball into the back of the net to give the Raiders their first goal of the evening. Maddie Jewell and Miranda Thomas combined for a shutout, the Raiders fifth of the season.

Wright State (6-4, 1-0) heads to Green Bay (2-6, 1-0) 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 for a conference match.

Men’s soccer wins 2-0

CHICAGO, Ill. – The Wright State men’s soccer team used two late goals to seal a win at Horizon League foe UIC 2-0 Sept. 16.

The Raiders kept the pressure on until Austin Kinley put it in the net at 83:52 on an assist by Alec Philippe. Less than a minute later at 84:49, Stefan Rokvic collected his first of the season, again from Philippe. The Raiders ended with 11 total shots while the Flames had nine. The Raiders (4-2-1, 2-0) hit the road again 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Eastern Illinois.

Soccer opens Horizon play with 4-0 win

FAIRBORN — Wright State women’s soccer rolled to a 4-0 victory to open conference play against Youngstown State Sept. 15 at WSU Alumni Field.

After scoring both goals last year in a 2-1 overtime victory over Youngstown State, junior Mattie Cutts scored her first goal this season on a header from a well-placed corner kick by Sarah Colvin in the 28th minute. The four goals by the Raiders is the highest output in a single game this season.

Men’s soccer wins 1-0 at Duquesne

PITTSBURGH, Pa.— The Wright State University men’s soccer team scored the lone goal early in the second half for the 1-0 win Sept. 12 at Duquesne.

The Raiders kept the pressure on the Dukes, posting eight shots with three on goal but were unable through. Joseph Grimes led WSU with two shots and one on goal as six other Raiders registered one shot each.

In the second half the Raiders dented the back of the net at 53:08 when Austin Kinley picked up his first goal of the season assisted by Florian Hoffmann and Dan Bent. Wright State ended with 16 shots overall, two from Grimes, Jalim Bayo, Stefan Rokvic and Alec Philippe. WSU goalie Joel Sundell finished with one save as the Dukes (1-4) had seven shots overall.

The Raiders will play the University of Illinois Chicago at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16.

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