|Graceland University (3-7-1, 1-5 HEART)||0||0||0|
|William Penn (Iowa) (6-4-1, 3-3 HEART)||2||1||3|
|1||15:21||Diego Navarro (William Penn (Iowa))|
|1||29:01||Eduardo Bonatto (William Penn (Iowa))|
|2||49:13||Joey Messina (William Penn (Iowa))|
|Graceland University||Indv. Leaders||William Penn (Iowa)|
|None||Goals||3 Players - 1|
|None||Assists||3 Players - 1|
|#7 Robert Turk - 4||Shots||5 Players - 2|
|#1 Liam Smith - 1||Saves||#0 Guillermo Pineda - 3|
|Graceland University||Team Statistics||William Penn (Iowa)|
|11 (3)||Shots (on goal)||12 (4)|
OSKALOOSA, IA - William Penn University shut out Graceland University men's soccer Wednesday evening by a score of 3-0.
Graceland has fallen to 3-7-1 on the season and are 1-5 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. William Penn improved to 6-4-1 and are now 3-3 in conference play.
William Penn set the tone of the game early. The Statesmen posted the first goal of the contest, just 15 minutes into the game. Akram Hassan crossed the ball into the box and Diego Navarro scored on a header. WPU moved ahead 1-0.
Graceland looked to answer quickly with ah shot of their own from Robert Turk, but the shot was saved by WPU's keeper. William Penn extended their lead to 2-0 in the 29th minute on a shot just outside the box by Eduardo Bonatto. WPU led by the same margin at the break.
Early in the second half the Statesmen struck again to move ahead 3-0. The Jackets battled the rest of the half, taking muttiple shots. In the end, Graceland was unable to convert, falling 3-0 to William Penn.
William Penn produced 12 shots to Graceland's 11 in the game, with the Statesmen recording four shots on goal to the Jackets three.
Graceland's offense was led by Robbie Turk with four total shots in the contest, two on goal. Zach Ferrara added a shot on goal. Liam Smith made one save in the game.
Men's soccer will return home on Saturday October 7 after a five games on the road. GU will take on Central Methodist University at 7:30 p.m.
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