Men’s Soccer Returns to the Road for Pair of Games in Week Four

Men’s Soccer Returns to the Road for Pair of Games in Week Four

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team is ready to return to the road as it enters its fourth week of the 2016 campaign to play John Carroll University on Tuesday, September 20th at 7:30 p.m. and Lycoming College on Saturday, September 24th at 12:30 p.m.

Last Week's Results

Wednesday, September 14th: CWRU 1. Hiram 1

Saturday, September 17th: Ohio Northern 1, CWRU 0

Live Coverage

Fans can follow all of the action with live stats, with the links available both below and on the CWRU men's soccer schedule page.

Tuesday, September 20th, 7:30 PM: http://www.sidearmstats.com/jcu/msoc/

Saturday, September 24th, 12:30 PM: http://www.sidearmstats.com/lycoming/msoc/, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.lycoming.edu/sports/2015/8/17/Boxcast_80d1a1.aspx

CWRU Spartans (2-3-1)

The Spartans played to a double-overtime 1-1 tie to Hiram College on Wednesday night. After a scoreless first half, junior Michael Balog broke the scoreless tie in the 53rd minute after he sent a return shot past the Hiram keeper for his first goal of the season. CWRU maintained the 1-0 lead until the 84th minute, when Hiram's Vaal Ngalla evened the score, converting a goal off a deflection in front of the net. The score remained tied at a goal apiece through the rest of regulation and both overtime periods.

The Spartans dropped a road match against No. 12 Ohio Northern University, 1-0, on Saturday night. The only score of the match came when ONU's Tommy Troy found the back of the net via an assist from Nathan Libertowski in the 37th minute.

John Carroll Blue Streaks (3-2-1)

The Blue Streaks dropped a 1-0 decision to Penn State-Behrend on Wednesday night. John Carroll dominated Hiram College 4-0 on Saturday. JCU made an early statement as junior Dalton Browsky scored the first goal of the game in the first minute. Browsky kept the attack on as he scored his second goal of the game 10 minutes later. The other two Blue Streak goals were scored in the 34th minute and the 44th minute.

Lycoming Warriors (3-2-2)

The Warriors went 2-0 this past week with a 2-0 win against Juniata College and a 3-1 win against the University of Scranton. Junior Abdullahi Abdi scored twice in the game's final six minutes to defeat Juniata on Wednesday. Lycoming scored all three goals against Scranton in the second half on Saturday. The first came in the 52nd minute off of a header from junior Kyle Thomas. The last two goals came from junior Nathan Harding in the 84th minute and freshman Stephen Riad in the 88th minute of play.

Spartan Notes

The Spartans have totaled 80 shots and 31 shots on goal in its first six games of the 2016 season…CWRU has held its opponents to averages of just 4.7 shots on goal per game, and 11.3 shots per contest.