Wade’s late goal takes Owls to men’s soccer win



KLAMATH Falls, Ore. — Nathan Wade’s second goal of the night, a header off a corner kick from Casey Oltman in the 88th minute, helped Oregon Tech men’s soccer to a 3-2 win over Warner Pacific on Tuesday night at Trevor Derrah Field.

Oregon Tech men’s soccer sophomore Nathan Wade

With Oregon Tech leading 1-0 after Jackson Wold’s 30th minute score, Wade entered the match in the 35th minute and put OIT up 2-0 a minute later. Wold assisted that score. 

Warner Pacific scored goals by Edgar Contreras in the 63rd minute and Almir Celebic in the 77th minute to even the match before Wade’s fourth goal of the season broke the tie.

Warner Pacific (3-6, 2-5-0 Cascade Collegiate Conf.) led the match in shots (18-17) and corner kicks (8-4).

OIT goalkeeper Loren Jessen saved five of the 18 shots he faced. Warner Pacific’s Daniel Ervin, starting his first-ever collegiate game according to OIT coach Matt Munhall, stopped three of 17 OIT attempts.

Oregon Tech men’s soccer coach Matt Munhall

The Owls (5-6, 4-3-0) sit in fourth place behind undefeated Corban and second-place teams Concordia and Northwest. Oregon Tech hosts College of Idaho on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Oregon Tech’s Nathan Wade

Other Tuesday CCC Scores

Men’s Soccer
Northwest 2, Northwest Christian 0
Evergreen State College 0, Corban 0 (2 OT)
Concordia 2, College of Idaho 1

Wednesday Matches

Women’s Soccer
Concordia at Southern Oregon – 3 p.m.
College of Idaho at Northwest – 3 p.m.
Eastern Oregon at Evergreen State College – 4 p.m.
Warner Pacific at Oregon Tech – 6 p.m.