THE TURNING POINT: Tiffin scored two goals in less than three minutes to take a 2-0 lead inside of the 26-minute mark.
STAT OF THE DAY: Ashland senior goalkeeper Nick Ciraldo made eight saves, marking the fourth time in 2016 he has stopped at least eight shots.
Ashland University's men's soccer team traveled to Tiffin on Sunday (Oct. 2) afternoon to take on the 23rd-ranked and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference-leading Dragons.
The result was a 3-0 Tiffin victory, improving the home-standing Dragons to 8-1 overall and 6-1 in the GLIAC. The Eagles are 4-6, 2-6.
Tiffin scored two goals in less than three minutes to get on the board inside of the 26-minute mark. Senior midfielder Michael Bottomley's header in the 23rd minute was the game's first goal, then senior forward Michael McPeek scored just 2:49 later on another header for a 2-0 Dragons advantage.
Bottomley potted his second goal of the contest in the 60th minute for the final margin of victory.
Ashland senior goalkeeper Nick Ciraldo made eight saves in the game. Tiffin outshot the Eagles by an 18-3 margin.
UP NEXT: The third game of the Eagles' four-game road trip on Friday (Oct. 7) at 3 p.m. at Northern Michigan.