Crispin's big night leads Transylvania men's soccer to home win vs. Earlham

Transy beats Earlham

Lexington, Ky. – Mitchell Crispin turned in a five-point performance to lead the Transylvania men's soccer team to a 4-0 victory over the Earlham College Quakers at Pat Deacon Stadium on Wednesday night.

The win propels Transylvania to 2-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play and 5-5 overall while the Quakers' record falls to 1-8-2 and 0-2 in conference play.

The Pioneers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute when Zach Hill sent a pass up from the backfield that found the waiting foot of Crispin, who blasted a shot past the Earlham keeper.

Following an own goal by the Quakers in the 11th minute, Transylvania extended the lead to 3-0 on Crispin's second goal of the evening.

Transylvania capped off the night with a goal in the 67th minute via a strike from Devin Craig that pushed the final score to 4-0 in favor of the Pioneers. Crispin assisted on the goal to tally his fifth point of the game.

The Pioneers dominated Earlham throughout the night, outshooting the Quakers 22-3. Transylvania has now outscored HCAC opponents 8-0 on the year.

Up next for Transylvania is a matchup against the Manchester University Spartans on Saturday, October 12. First touch between the Pioneers and the Spartans is set for 3:30 p.m. at Pat Deacon Stadium.

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