The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team will enter the fifth week of its 2017 campaign with a non-conference road match, and then return home for the open of University Athletic Association play.
On Tuesday, September 26th, the Spartans will travel to Gambier, Ohio to face Kenyon College for a 4:30 p.m. match. Following that, conference play opens with a home match against 13th-ranked Brandeis University on Sunday, October 1st at 11:00 a.m.
Last Week's Results
Wednesday, September 20th: Ohio Wesleyan 1, CWRU 0
Saturday, September 23rd: CWRU 1, #4 Lycoming 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 26th, 4:30 PM: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/kenyon/
Sunday, September 1st, 11:00 AM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/2017-18/boxscores/20171001_8nx2.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/live.
CWRU Spartans (4-3-1)
The Spartans suffered a tough 1-0 loss on the road against Ohio Wesleyan University on Wednesday night. Freshman Connor Weber led the Spartans with three total shots, while senior Jack Rademacher recorded a team-high two shots on goal.
On Saturday, CWRU sophomore midfielder Zachary Senft connected on a goal in the first half to give the Spartans a 1-0 upset win over fourth-ranked Lycoming College. The game was scoreless until the 20th minute of play, when Senft received a perfectly placed pass from sophomore midfielder Marques Manta and delivered a shot past the Warrior's goalkeeper from the right side of the box. The goal was Senft's third of the season. CWRU has now defeated two top-five ranked teams in the past two seasons, with the last victory coming against then second-ranked Kenyon College on September 27, 2016.
Kenyon Lords (5-2-2)
The Lords dropped a tough match against Heidelberg University, 3-2 in double overtime, on Thursday. Henry Myers scored both of Kenyon's goals, first in the 51st minute and second in the 54th minute of play. Senior Woo Jeon assisted on both of the goals.
On Saturday, the Lords saw nine different players score goals as the team took out some offensive frustration on Wittenberg University winning 10-0 in the teams North Coast Athletic Conference opener. Myers led the Lords with two goals, his sixth and seventh of the 2017 season.
#13 Brandeis Judges (5-2-0)
The Judges went 1-1 this past week, with the win coming against Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Tuesday. Brandeis defeated Mass. Maritime, 3-0, after senior Patrick Flahive registered his first career two-goal game. His first goal came in the 10th minute and his second closed out the scoring in the 86th minute of play.
Brandeis will play at Wheaton (Mass.) College on Tuesday, before traveling to Cleveland to face the Spartans on Sunday.
Junior Alex Besl and sophomore Zachary Senft lead the team with three goals apiece…Senior goalkeeper Calvin Boyle ranks first among all University Athletic Association players with 38 saves and fifth with a .864 save percentage…Last season, the Spartans defeated then second-ranked Kenyon 1-0 via a 'golden goal' from Josh Wargo in the first overtime period…The win marked the highest-ranked opponent defeated by CWRU men's soccer team in program history…The Spartans have totaled 137 shots and 55 shots on goal through its first eight games of the season…CWRU has held its opponents to averages of just 5.6 shots on goal per game, and 12.3 shots per contest.