TACOMA, Wash. - The Wisconsin Lutheran College men's soccer team dropped its second straight game in the Pacific Northwest, falling to Puget Sound 5-0 Sunday at Peyton Field.
After a scoreless two-thirds of the opening half, the Loggers netted the first score of the game in the 31st minute. Six minutes later, the hosts built a 2-0 lead on a goal in the 37th minute. UPS took that same score into halftime as they out-shot the Warriors 12-5 in the first half.
The Loggers tacked on three tallies in the second half, coming in the 55th, 75th, and 76th minute.
Carson Swope, who scored two goals on the afternoon, paced Puget Sound (1-2-0) with five shots for the contest. The hosts totaled 20 shots for the game, compared to eight for WLC. Nathan King made two saves to earn the victory in goal. Junior Jake Semmann (Grafton, Wis./Kettle Moraine Lutheran) led the Warriors with three shots. Senior Jon Stewart (Waukesha, Wis./South) made six saves in net.
Wisconsin Lutheran (1-2-2) will have a week off from competition before returning to non-conference action next Sunday at Martin Luther (1-2-0). Kickoff from New Ulm, Minn., is scheduled for 1 p.m.