(Collegeville, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's soccer team broke open a scoreless match against Ursinus with back-to-back goals en route to a 3-1, Centennial Conference victory on Saturday. It also marked the 100th career win for head coach Brian Redding.
Redding's overall mark since taking over the program in 2004 is (100-45-21). He led the Red Devils to the NCAA Tournament in 2007, 2008 and 2011. Dickinson advanced to the Conference Championship in 2009 and captured its first Centennial title last season.
Following a scoreless first half, the Devils finally broke through in the 56th minute. Junior Derek Kachadurian (Weston, Mass./Weston) put Dickinson on the board, chipping a shot over the goaltender, off an assist from Jamie Martin (Chevy Chase, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase).
Senior Shepherd Waldenberger (Madison, Va./Madison) stretched the lead to 2-0, scoring unassisted in the 65th minute.
Ryan Butler spoiled the shutout, directing a header off an assist from Dean Dersimonian on a corner, at the 80:06 mark. Senior Nicolas Tierno (Sicklerville, N.J./Timber Creek Regional) answered two minutes later for the final of 3-1.
The Red Devils held a 19-11 advantage in shots and had the edge in corners, 7-4. Senior Christian Hall (Baltimore, Md./Gilman) made four saves in goal for the Red Devils.
Kieran Keyser made four saves in goal for Ursinus as the Bears drop to 5-10 overall and 1-6 in the CC.
Dickinson improves to 10-3-2 overall and 5-1-1 in the Conference. The Devils travel to Muhlenberg on Wednesday night for a 7:00 pm start.