Logger Beat Bearcat Men 6-0

TACOMA, Wash. - Spurred on by two first half goals less than five minutes apart, Puget Sound opened Northwest Conference play with a convincing 6-0 home victory over the visiting Bearcats of Willamette. The result moves the Loggers to 4-0-2, 1-0, while Willamette falls to 0-4-2.

Freshman Greg Swanson scored the first goal of his college career, giving the Loggers a 1-0 lead just 5:54 into the first half. Puget Sound struck just under four minutes later when defender Jorgan Peadon finished an Anthony Fioretti corner kick, giving the Loggers a 2-0 advantage.

Fioreti scored twice in the second half and a Bearcat own goal made the margin 5-0.

The Logger defense recorded their fourth shutout in a row and fifth overall, limiting the Bearcat attack to just four shots. Puget Sound took 15 shots, and led 8-6 on corner kicks.

UPS goalkeeper Brian Lawson made one save in the win. Willamette's Meier and Renfrow shared time in net, combining for four saves in the loss.

Willamette returns home to host Whitman next Saturday afternoon.