The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team enters its fifth week of the 2016 campaign with two home match-ups and the open of University Athletic Association play.
On Tuesday, September 27th, the Spartans will play host to No. 2 Kenyon College. Following that, conference play opens with a home match against New York University on Saturday, October 1st.
Last Week's Results
Tuesday, September 20th: CWRU 2, John Carroll 0
Saturday, September 24th: Lycoming 1, CWRU 0
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 27th, 7:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/2016-17/boxscores/20160927_vmj2.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/live
Saturday, October 1st, 1:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/2016-17/boxscores/20161001_a1xe.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/live
CWRU Spartans (3-4-1)
The Spartans won in a 2-0 shutout against John Carroll University on Tuesday night. CWRU took a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute when senior forward Joshua Prosser beat the Blue Streaks goalkeeper for an unassisted goal. In the 74th minute, junior midfielder Paul Darmstadter scored off an assist from freshman midfielder Marques Manta, pushing the Spartans lead to 2-0.
The Spartans fell to 3-4-1 following a 1-0 loss at Lycoming College on Saturday afternoon. After the two sides went scoreless in the first half, the Warriors got on the board when Jordan Logan scored via a Jake Webb assist in the 65th minute. In net, junior Calvin Boyle recorded a season-high seven saves for the Spartans.
Kenyon Lords (8-0-0)
The Lords defeated No. 17-ranked Centre College 1-0 on Wednesday evening. Kenyon scored their goal in the 22nd minute when Brice Koval headed in a throw-in from Woo Jeon. On Saturday, the Lords jumped on the Wittenberg University Tigers early and rode out a 5-1 win. Kenyon scored three goals in the first half and added on two more in the second. Tony Amolo led the Lords with one goal and one assist.
New York University Violets (3-2-2)
The Violets tied 3-3 in a double-overtime match against New Jersey City on Wednesday evening, which was its only match of the week. The game was scoreless for a mere 26 seconds until Tristan Medios-Simon latched onto a Peter Aasa ball and fired it home for the lead. New Jersey City would respond with two goals to take a 2-1 lead. Medios-Simon scored two more goals in the 57th and 61st minutes of play to complete the hat trick and give the Violets a 3-2 lead. NJCU equalized it at 83:55 and the game would end in a stalemate after two overtime periods.
Senior forward Joshua Prosser leads the team with four goals for eight points this season…He currently ranks tied for third in goals scored in the University Athletic Association…Junior goalkeeper Calvin Boyle ranks third with 18 saves and fourth with a .857 save percentage in the UAA…The Spartans have totaled 95 shots and 40 shots on goal through its first eight games of the season…CWRU has held its opponents to averages of just five shots on goal per game, and 12.6 shots per contest.