On Wednesday, the University of Michigan-Dearborn men’s soccer team took on Cornerstone University. The Wolverines played hard, but eventually fell to Cornerstone by a score of 1-0. Joshua Busscher scored the only goal of the game for Cornerstone.
Cornerstone had a total of 10 shots on goal to the Wolverines’ seven shots on goal. The Golden Eagles also held the advantage in shots on goal with seven compared to just three for the Wolverines. Cornerstone committed eight fouls and UM-Dearborn committed three.
Cornerstone advanced to (2-12-1, WHAC 1-7-0) while the Wolverines fell to (4-7-1, WHAC 3-4-1).
On Saturday, the Wolverines took on the No. 22 University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio. Coming off a 1-0 loss, UM-Dearborn looked to bounce back with a win against a ranked opponent, but were unable to do so.
Northwestern Ohio beat UM-Dearborn by a score of 4-1. Karim Jouini scored three goals for UNOH, while Walid Zniber provided the club with their final goal. UM-Dearborn got on the board with the help of a mistake by the Racers, who kicked the ball into their own goal.
Northwestern Ohio had 17 shots while the Wolverines were only able to get off four shots. All four of UM-Dearborn’s shots were on goal, however, and only six of the 17 shots for the Racers were on goal.
With this win, Northwestern Ohio improved to (8-1-6, WHAC 6-0-2) on the year. The loss dropped the Maize and Blue’s record to (4-8-1, WHAC 3-5-1).
UM-Dearborn will next take on Rochester on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Gabriel Richard High School in Riverview, Michigan.