Nov. 12, 2010

Courtesy of Ohio Northern and Monique Bowman

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Host and No. 18 Calvin (Mich.) defeated Ohio Northern 2-0 Friday afternoon at Zuidema Field in the first round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament.

Calvin, now 16-2-3, will face Dominican (Ill.) Saturday in the regional finals.

The Knights scored in the 20th minute when Tyler Vegter took a rebounding ball from a Scott Hooker's shot and sneaked it pass ONU keeper Mac Church.

Northern had a chance at a shot with a few seconds left in the half but couldn't get it off and the game went to halftime with Northern down, 1-0.

Calvin would increase its lead in the 67th minute when Miles Colago put a throw-in from Mike Sanderson into the goal.

The Knights held a 25-11 shot advantage, while only edging out the Polar Bears in corner kicks, 7-5.

Cameron Johnson led the Polar Bears with four shots, followed by sophomore Chris Matejka with two shots.