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

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

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team is ready to return to the road as it enters its sixth week of the 2016 campaign with two away matchups. On Wednesday, October 5th, the Spartans will travel to Oberlin, Ohio to take on 17th-ranked Oberlin College at 7:00 p.m. and then travel to Waltham, Massachusetts to play against University Athletic Association opponent Brandeis University on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Last Week's Results

Tuesday, September 27th: CWRU 1, Kenyon 0

Saturday, October 1st: NYU 2, CWRU 1

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.

Wednesday, October 5th, 7:00 PM: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/, while a video webcast is at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/

Saturday, October 8th, 1:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/2016-17/boxscores/20161008_io9r.xml, while a video webcast is at http://www.brandeis.edu/streaming/athletics/soccer.html

CWRU Spartans (4-5-1)

CWRU sophomore midfielder Josh Wargo connected on a 'golden goal' in the first overtime period on Tuesday night to give the Spartans men's soccer team a 1-0 win over No. 2-ranked Kenyon College. Wargo struck for the game-winning score, his first of the season, with just 5:14 left to play in the first overtime period. The sophomore launched a shot from the top of the box that evaded traffic and found the back of the goal for the match-clinching score. Tuesday's win marked the highest-ranked opponent defeated by the CWRU men's soccer team in program history.

The Spartans dropped a hard-fought 2-1 conference battle against New York University on Saturday afternoon. The Violets were first to find the back of the net in the 62th minute when Drew Enyedi headed in a corner kick from Ricardo Mitrano. CWRU tied up the game in 65th when freshman midfielder Marques Manta scored his first goal of the season off an assist from junior forward Michael Balog. NYU would then score off of a corner kick in the 86th minute and hold on to the lead for the remainder of the game.

#17 Oberlin Yeomen (8-1-1)

The Yeomen battled Otterbein University to a thrilling 1-1 draw on Wednesday night. Oberlin's goal came from Jake Frankenfield, his first of the season. On Saturday, the Yeomen defeated the College of Wooster 4-0. Nick Wertman led the Oberlin attack with two goals. Timothy Williams and Trenton Bulucea each added a goal.

Brandeis Judges (3-3-2)

The Judges suffered a heartbreaking loss on Tuesday night as they went up 4-1 in the 60th minute before the visiting Wheaton College came back to win it overtime, 5-4. Brandeis battled to a 1-1 draw at Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday. The Judges got on the board in the 16th minute when senior Josh Ocel scored off of a rebound for his fourth goal of the season. The Tartans tied the game in the 75th minute and the match would end in a stalemate after two overtime periods.

Spartan Notes

Senior forward Joshua Prosser leads the team with four goals for eight points this season…He currently ranks tied for fourth in goals scored in the University Athletic Association…Junior goalkeeper Calvin Boyle ranks third with 29 saves and fourth with a .853 save percentage in the UAA…The Spartans have totaled 117 shots and 46 shots on goal this season…CWRU has held its opponents to averages of just 5.3 shots on goal per game, and 12.7 shots per contest.