Willamette University and Corban University played each other to a draw at Sparks Field this past Friday, Sept. 6. On the following day, Saturday, Sept. 7, the Bearcats defeated Northwest Christian University (NCU) 3-0 at Sparks Field.
On Friday, Corban and WU each took nine shots, but none made it in the net. The closest the Bearcats came was on a header by junior Max Berner-Hays at 87:13 following a corner kick. Berner-Hays sent his header past Corban goalie Nic Farr, but the ball went less than two feet wide of the left post. Sophomore Yushiro Shiomi topped the WU offensive chart with three total shots, including one of Willamette’s two shots on goal. The other shot on goal was taken by senior Patrick Charlton.