CRAWFORDSVILLE, Indiana - Junior Vojislav Tatarevic netted his first goal of the season in the 57th minute, but Wabash College scored the first three goals in a 5-1 victory over the Earlham College men's soccer team in non-conference action on Wednesday.
Neither team scored for the first 25 minutes, but Corbin Kaiser broke the deadlock using a Christian Stiverson pass to beat Earlham netminder sophomore Micah Roland in the 28th minute. Just under 10 minutes later, the hosts struck again as Kyle Holmer doubled the Little Giants' lead.
Trailing 2-0 at halftime, the Quakers surrendered a third goal early in the second half as Cesar Martinez broke through the defense and netting his first goal of the season.
Tatarevic kept Earlham within striking distance with his 57th-minute goal, but Francisco Trejo put the game away, scoring Wabash's four and final goal two-and-a-half minutes later.
Wabash (2-1) outshot Earlham 18-6 in the game as well as by a 10-2 margin in the final 45 minutes. The Little Giants, who avenged a 1-0 loss to the Quakers last season with the win, held an 8-3 edge in corner kicks.
Roland took the loss for Earlham in his first collegiate start despite making five saves.
The Quakers (0-3-0) will look to rebound when Indiana University East comes to Matlack-Messer Stadium on Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m.