Despite yielding the one goal Ryan Edwards recorded nine saves, his fifth best single-game effort and giving him 93 for his Shorter career.
CBU was able to score five minutes into the game as Yannick Skull was able to head in a free kick for the only goal of the game.
The Buccaneers outshot the Hawks on the day by a 24-6 margin, keeping Edwards and the Hawks defense busy for the match.
Shorter only managed to have two shots on goal, one each from Diego Gonzalez and Robert Ochieng.
Ryan Mcgouirk was also aggressive as he added two shots, one wide left and the other wide to the right.
The Hawks (1-4-1 overall, 0-2 GSC), travel to Alabama-Huntsville on Thursday.