Tabor soccer soars to 6-1 victory

The Tabor men?s soccer team scored a season-high six goals for a 6-1 win over the University of Saint Mary Saturday, putting them at 8-3 for the season, 2-1 in conference play.

The win comes after a loss to McPherson College Oct. 5.

Tabor?s women?s soccer team went 0-2 last week, falling to McPherson and St. Mary on the road for their third straight loss.

Saint Mary?The Bluejays 6-1 victory Saturday over the Spires was the result of a strong team effort.

Spencer Nemnich scored first for Tabor at 4:00 off an assist from Zane Klein. Marian Saar scored at 14:00 with an assist from Jordan Maska. Dillion Munetesi scored at 39:00 off an assist from Robert Masson to finish the half with a 3-0 lead.

Klein put the first points on the board in the second half at 55:00 off another Masson assist.

Maska scored at 56:00, with Giovanni Martinez adding the assist, and Jeremy Reiswig got the final score at 65:00 from a David Simmet assist to give the Bluejays their five-point win.

The Spires? only score came in the second half.

Defensively, Preston Becker Dalton Burkhard registered two saves in 70 minutes of net time and Collin Norville had one assist in 20 minutes of play.

Meanwhile, Tabor women?s 2-1 lost to Saint Mary Saturday put them at 4-7 overall and 0-3 in the KCAC.

The Spires scored first, with Claire Beebe putting points on the board at 3:00. USM scored again at 17:00 thanks to Bridget O?Neill.

Megan Beals averted the shutout for Tabor at 41:00 to make it 2-1 at the end of the first half. Neither team scored in the second half.

Tabor?s Kalee Cross had three saves on the night.

McPherson?The Tabor men suffered a 4-1 loss Oct. 5 on the road.

Brooks Walsh scored first for McPherson at 6:13 off an Andrew Suits assist. Tabor?s Robert Masson countered at 12:31 to tie the game, 1-1.

But McPherson found its scoring groove in the second half, scoring three goals.

Juan Garcia scored at 53:29 with an Oscar Cortiz assist, Geerton Ost scored at 54:46 and Kyle Smith put the final score on the board at 56:12 off a Jared Kientz assist to make it 4-1.

Dalton Burkhard had four saves for Tabor.

The Tabor women met with a similar fate, losing 2-0 to the Bulldogs.

Jennifer Carlson scored at 29:17 for McPherson off a Geneva Gray assist. A few minutes later, the tables turned and Carlson helped Gray score at 30:53 for the 2-0 final margin.

Neither team scored in the second half.

Kalee Cross had four saves in 45 minutes and Chelsea Brown had two saves in as many minutes.

Coming ?The Bluejays were scheduled to play Southwestern College Oct. 12 and Ottawa Univer?sity Saturday in a set of conference home games.

The men are scheduled to play at 7 and 8 p.m. and the women at 5 and 6 p.m.

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