Upset Bid Falls Short for Hustlin' Owls


SALEM, Ore. – Timur Zhividze scored on a free kick on Friday afternoon, lifting the No. 5-ranked Corban University men's soccer team to a 1-0 win over upset minded Oregon Tech. Corban moves to 9-0-1 on th season and 5-0 in CCC play with OIT slipping to 2-3 in CCC action and 3-5 on the year with today's result.
After being fouled on the top of the 18-yard box, Zhividze curled the perfectly placed free kick into the top-left corner of the goal in the 17th minute, putting the Warriors up 1-0.
Corban held the 11-4 shots' advantage at the halftime break to go with a pair of corner kicks to none for Oregon Tech.
In the second half, the Owls threatened on a pair of occasions, but Corban's Jordan Farr came up with the big-time saves, keeping Oregon Tech off the board. Ultimately, while playing up a goal in the second half, the Warriors just maintained possession and saw the game out, staying organized from front to back in the CCC victory.
Corban finished the match with 15 shots and the Owls with eight.
Farr finished the afternoon with three important saves in the shutout victory.

Oregon Tech will look to rebound Saturday as they travel to Eugene, Ore. for a match-up with Northwest Christian University at 7:00 pm.