KYLE RHINE| Reporter
The Lindenwood men’s soccer team lost 4-2 to non-conference opponent Harding University on Friday night in Searcy, Arkansas.
The game was scoreless through 22 minutes until goalie Tim Licht was issued a red card and had to leave the game. Christian Ramos of Harding University would convert on the penalty kick giving the Bison’s an early 1-0 lead.
Lindenwood would give up another penalty kick five minutes later as Christian Ramos converted giving the Bisons a 2-1 lead and his second goal on the game.
With only five minutes left in the first half, Alvarez tied the game up yet again on a free kick assisted by Fernando Cordero. This was Alvarez’s second goal of the match.
Being down a man would eventually catch up to Lindenwood as Harding’s Matheus Ribeiro scored, giving the Bison’s a 3-2 lead. This was Ribeiro’s first goal on the season.
Later in the game, Jeremy Nwonumah scored on a breakaway extending the Bison’s lead to 4-2 as Harding would go onto win.
Lindenwood is now 8-6 on the season and have only three games remaining on their schedule.
The team will be taking on Fort Hays State on Oct. 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Hays, Kansas.