TC men improve to 4-1-1

The Tabor College men’s soccer team earned its fourth conference victory Saturday in Hillsboro, shutting out Sterling College, 1-0.

Liam Mclean scored the first and only goal 21 minutes into the game. The Tabor defense along with goalkeeper junior Aaron Schmucker kept Sterling bottled up. Schmucker recorded nine saves for his third shutout of the season.

The women, meanwhile, have won back-to-back contests. Tabor picked up its third conference win and beat Sterling 3-2 on Saturday.

Tabor defeated Central Christian 1-0 on Monday, Oct. 20.

Tabor took a 1-0 lead in the second minute against Sterling with a goal off the foot of junior Jessica Burden.

A little more than a minute later, Megan Schuckman scored her first goal of the season off an assist from freshman Sam Pequin. It was Pequin’s first assist of the season.

Sterling rallied with two goals before halftime, but Burden struck broke the tie with her second goal of the match.

Goalie Aubrey Whitehorn had ten saves on the night, and assisted on Burden?s winner.

Burden also scored the only goal against Central Christian and Whitehorn recorded an 8-save shutout?her second shutout of the season.

Coming?The men?s team (4-1-1) holds sole possession of second place in the conference standings, pending the result of a meeting with Friends, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday (Oct. 22) but postponed by rain.

Tabor visited Kansas Wesleyan Tuesday (Oct. 28). The women were set to start at 5 p.m. and the men were slated to follow at 9 p.m. Tabor visits Bethel Nov. 1 and closes the season hosting the makeup against Friends Nov. 5.

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