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RECAP: Albion Spoils Senior Night For Kalamazoo Men

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Albion College defeated Kalamazoo College 2-0 Wednesday night in men’s soccer, splitting their season series for the second straight season with the road team winning once again.  The Britons got the first goal on a missile by Christian Hurtado with 11:09 remaining in the first half.   The second goal came with 18:14 remaining in the second from Erik VanFossen.

Kalamazoo falls to 8-7-2 overall and 7-5-1 in the MIAA.   The Hornet men and women end their regular season Saturday afternoon at Olivet.   Albion moves to 6-7-4, with each win on the road, and 3-7-3 in MIAA play.  They end their year Saturday night at top-ranked Calvin.

You can watch Wednesday’s game here.

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PREVIEW: Kalamazoo College Men’s Soccer Plays Albion in Home Finale

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Wednesday evening at 7 p.m., the Kalamazoo College men’s soccer team is holding their senior night as they battle Albion College in their home finale.   You can watch the contest live via Kalamazoo College’s Livestream and also listen to the match via the Slocum Sports Network.

Kalamazoo enters the contest at 8-6-2 overall and 7-4-1 in MIAA play, third-best in the league standings.  The Hornets are coming off a tight 1-0 home loss to unbeaten and Division 3 #1 ranked Calvin on Saturday.   Kalamazoo holds a 5-2-0 record at Mackenzie Field.

Albion is 5-7-4 overall and sixth in the MIAA at 2-7-3.  The Britons had a 1-1 draw in their match on Saturday against Olivet.   Oddly enough, Albion is winless at home, but 5-1-2 on the road this season.  Kalamazoo won at Albion 1-0 on September 30.   In last season’s meeting at Mackenzie Field, the Britons were a 1-0 winner.

Wednesday’s match is set for a 7 p.m. kickoff from Kalamazoo College and can be seen via Kalamazoo College’s Livestream and also heard via the Slocum Sports Network.