PILOTS MATCH PROGRAM RECORD IN NCCAA POOL PLAY OPENER
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Bethel Men’s Soccer opened their NCCAA National Championship quest on Monday afternoon as the top seed in the tournament, defeating 9th-seeded Dallas Christian 13-0 in Pool Play. The Pilots matched a single game program record with 13 goals scored and got three different hat tricks in the match: Matheus Santiago, Jose Barquin, and Salifyaji Mugala each found the net thrice.
Score: Bethel def. Dallas Christian 13-0
Records: Bethel (9-2-1) | Dallas Christian (7-4-0)
NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – NR
Location: Austin-Tindall Complex | Kissimmee, Fla.
7′ | Matheus Santiago (BU) assisted by Tim Noeding
10′ | Jose Barquin (BU) assisted by Tim Noeding
19′ | Tim Noeding (BU) assisted by Matheus Santiago
20′ | Matheus Santiago (BU)
22′ | Jose Barquin (BU) assisted by Gian Frassineti
23′ | Jose Barquin (BU)
23′ | Matheus Santiago (BU) assisted by Jose Barquin
24′ | Gian Frassineti (BU)
39′ | Josh Hlei (BU)
66′ | Josh Hlei (BU) assisted by Shaun Matika
74′ | Salifyaji Mugala (BU) assisted by Kevin Cruz
79′ | Salifyaji Mugala (BU)
88′ | Salifyaji Mugala (BU) assisted by Agustin Antillon
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
The Pilots matched their program record with 13 goals and set a new program record with 34 points in the match.
Barquin moves up to 7th place in program history with 83 career points. He is two goals behind 7th place in program history in career goals with 33.
Tim Noeding recorded his team-leading seventh and eighth assists of the season.
Barquin and Matheus Santiago both tied for third in single game program history with 7 points each in the match.
Josh Hlei, Kevin Cruz, Shaun Matika, and Agustin Antillon all recorded their first career points in a Bethel uniform.
NEXT TIME OUT
The Pilots complete NCCAA Pool Play against the 6th-seed Bethesda University (Calif.) on Wednesday at 2:30 pm.
THOUGHTS FROM COACH PINTO
“Happy with some goals we scored and for keeping the shut out. This is game is done and we need to put all of our thoughts on Wednesday’s game, which will be a much different situation and competition.”