Men's Soccer Falls at Hope

Men's Soccer Falls at Hope

Holland, Mich. - The Alma College men's soccer team fell 6-1 to Hope College on Wednesday (Oct. 17) evening.

Junior goalkeeper Garrison Mast (Grand Haven, Mich. / Grand Haven) made a career-high 16 saves in the Alma (5-8, 2-3 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) loss. Junior midfielder Torsten Holland (Okemos, Mich. / Haslett) scored his second-career goal on a penalty kick in the 78th minute after a handball in the box by Hope.

The Flying Dutch (13-1-1, 3-1-1 MIAA) scored five of their six goals in the first half. Christian Dault and Logan Bylsma each scored twice.

How It Happened

  • James Raymann scored in the seventh minute of the game. Dault and Bylsma went back-to-back twice midway through the first half, scoring within three minutes of one another the second time around. Isaac Braak added Hope final goal in the 56th minute.
  • Holland scored his second goal of the season in the 78th minute. The Flying Dutchmen were called for a handball in the box, one of their 14 fouls in the game. Holland put away the resulting penalty kick for his first goal since Sept. 15 against Transylvania.

Notables

  • Garrison Mast's 16 saves were the most in a game by any MIAA goalkeeper this year. The next-most is 11 saves by Adrian's Spencer Brown with 11.
  • Mast has the second-most saves in the MIAA (57) and the third-highest save percentage (.740).
  • Logan Bylsma has 11 goals this season, tied for the third most in the conference this year. Christian Dault has six goals, tied (with Kyle Farmer (Greenville, Mich. / Greenville), among others) for ninth.

Up Next

Alma plays its penultimate game of the year on Saturday (Sept. 20). It will travel to Adrian for a 7:00 p.m. game. The Bulldogs are 4-1 in the MIAA this year.