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Falcons Soccer Beats Michigan

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The Bowling Green State University men's soccer team struck quickly in the second half, scoring twice within the first five minutes after halftime en route to a 2-0 win over the University of Michigan Tuesday night (Oct. 23).  The non-conference match was held at the U-M Soccer Stadium.

Junior Anthony Grant and freshman Ryan James scored goals for the Brown and Orange, as BG (6-7-3) found the back of the net twice in a span of just 2:29.  Sophomore Danny Baraldi assisted on both goals for the Falcons, while juniors Zach Schewee and Ryan Snashall each had one assist in the win.

Junior Michael Wiest made five saves, including a diving stop of a penalty kick by Michigan's Fabio Pereira with 3:52 left in the match.  For Wiest, the shutout was his sixth of the season, the 12th of his career and his second in as many seasons against the Wolverines.

Adam Grinwis made two saves for Michigan, now 5-8-1 on the year.

The Falcons continue a season-long four-match road swing this weekend, returning to Mid-American Conference action with a Friday (Oct. 26) match against Florida Atlantic University.  Then, BGSU closes the regular season with home games vs. Wright State (Oct. 30) and West Virginia (Nov. 3).

More information on the BGSU-Michigan match will be available later Tuesday night at BGSUFalcons.com.