GRINNELL, Iowa - Garrett Pochop continued his goal-scoring tear but the Simpson men's soccer team couldn't capitalize on its opportunities in a 2-1 loss to Grinnell on Wednesday.
The Pioneers (3-3-0) used two goals from Nick Brule - one on a penalty kick - to put Simpson in a two-goal hole. Pochop scored his seventh goal of the season in the 70th minute, but Simpson couldn't find the equalizer.
The Storm (3-2-1) outshot Grinnell 15-6 and put nine shots on goal, losing to the Pioneers for the first time since 2010.
Simpson returns home to host Augustana (Ill.) on Sunday, Sept. 18. The Vikings (2-3) beat Lake Forest 1-0 on Wednesday, their second win in a row. Start time is set for 3 p.m.