Keuka College Falls at Houghton on Rainy Tuesday

Joshua Card (24) scored for the Wolves on Tuesday night
Joshua Card (24) scored for the Wolves on Tuesday night

HOUGHTON, N.Y. — In a game that included a weather delay and constant rain, the Keuka College Men's Soccer team lost to Houghton College 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Keuka College (3-6-1) got its goal from Joshua Card.

Houghton College 2 vs. Keuka College 1

Keuka College controlled the play early, having the shooting advantage over the host Highlanders. The Wolves would pull ahead in the 26th minute as Joshua Card converted his school-record third penalty kick of the season to give Keuka the 1-0 lead. Houghton would draw the game level in the 33rd. The game would then go into a lengthy weather delay. When play resumed, Houghton took the lead a minute before halftime to lead 2-1 at the break.

The Wolves continued to press in the second half. Keuka College held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks and a 6-1 edge in shots. However, only two of those shots were on frame, and each were handled by the Highlander keeper as the Wolves lost on the road 2-1.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College is now 1-1-1 all-time against Houghton College
  • Joshua Card is now tied for the team lead with four goals on the season
  • Card is the first Keuka College player to score three penalty kick goals in a season. It was the fourth of his career, moving into sole possession of second on the career list at Keuka College

Up Next for Keuka College: Tuesday was the final non-conference game of the season for the Keuka College Men's Soccer team. The Wolves return to North Eastern Athletic Conference play this weekend with a 1pm match at Cazenovia College.