Men’s Soccer Falls Short in 1-0 Loss to WBU

The OLLU men’s soccer team fell to Wayland Baptist University (WBU) 1-0 on Saturday in the 2023 home opener. The Saints drop to 0-3 while the Pioneers improve to 2-1-1.


The Saints were 1-5-1 against the Pioneers prior to the match.


Wayland Baptist controlled the first half with seven shots to OLLU’s one. Goalkeeper Dominic Pena made three saves in the first half. Following the scoreless match at halftime, the Pioneers were able to take the lead at the 61st minute. Pena made a great save late in the match to keep the deficit to one, but the Saints were unable to score the equalizer. The Saints play improved in the second half, and they outshot WBU by four.