No. 3-ranked Orediggers shut out Mountain Lions

By Karlee Gradisar published September 19, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS - Bashi Baker scored both goals as the No. 3-ranked Colorado School of Mines Orediggers defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 2-0 Sunday at Mountain Lion Stadium.

Oredigger goalie Manville Strand earned the win, making five saves.

Baker's first goal came in the 13th minute on a pass from Tesho Akindele. The second came in the 59th minute with Chike Sullivan providing the assist.

Mines now has a record of 5-0 (2-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) while UCCS fell to 1-5 (0-2 RMAC).

UCCS outshot the nationally-ranked Orediggers 18-13, with Matt Friesen launching six. Brandon Costa made three saves in the losing effort.

The Mountain Lions take on the CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves on Wednesday at Mountain Lion Stadium to earn points in the battle for the Steel and Silver Trophy.

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