ANGOLA, IND. -- The Trine University men's soccer team came up short against Defiance College, 2-0, in the home opener at Weaver Field in Angola, Ind.
Both teams almost played a scoreless first half, but Defiance (1-2) got on the scoreboard near the end of the period at the 37:13 minute mark that resulted in the Yellow Jackets having a 1-0 margin at the break.
In the second half, the deficit remained at a goal for the Thunder until the 88th minute when DC tacked on an insurance goal to seal the win and go on to the 2-0 final.
In net for Trine, sophomore Taylor Medina (Mill Creek, Ind./Rochester) played the entire game and made three saves.
Trine will be idle until September 15 when the Thunder host Wabash College in a non-conference game at Weaver Field in Angola. Kickoff is scheduled for noon.