Mastodons crushed by California Baptist

Purdue Fort Wayne dropped a non-league men's soccer contest to California Baptist on Sunday (Sept. 1) afternoon 4-0 at the Hefner Soccer Complex. It was the first ever meeting between the two teams.

Posted: Sep 1, 2019 11:20 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Purdue Fort Wayne dropped a non-league men's soccer contest to California Baptist on Sunday (Sept. 1) afternoon 4-0 at the Hefner Soccer Complex. It was the first ever meeting between the two teams.

California Baptist held a 2-0 lead at the half after a pair of first half goals. Rafael Vacas Barba had the first goal for California Baptist off a corner kick. Brian Gonzalez added the second goal. California Baptist recorded a pair of second half goals to make the final 4-0.

The Lancers held a 9-7 advantage in corner kicks. Purdue Fort Wayne's best scoring chance came in the second half when Nemanja Gvozdic's free kick attempt required a leaping save by the California Baptist goalkeeper Albert Escuin.

California Baptist is now 1-0-1. The Mastodons fall to 0-2-0. The 'Dons host Marian on Wednesday (Sept. 4) evening at the Hefner Soccer Complex.

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