Men’s Soccer Set to Play Oberlin and NYU

Men’s Soccer Set to Play Oberlin and NYU

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team is ready to complete a two-game home stand and then hit the road as it enters its sixth week of the 2017 campaign. On Wednesday, October 4th, the Spartans will welcome Oberlin College to DiSanto Field for a 7:30 p.m. match, and then travel to New York, New York to play against University Athletic Association opponent New York University on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Last Week's Results

Tuesday, September 26th: Kenyon 1, CWRU 0

Sunday, October 1st: #13 Brandeis 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.

Wednesday, October 4th, 7:30 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/2017-18/boxscores/20171004_k7nw.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/msoc/live.

Saturday, October 7th, 11:00 AM: http://www.sidearmstats.com/nyu/msoc/, while a video webcast is at http://gonyuathletics.com/watch/?Live=215&type=Live.

CWRU Spartans (4-5-1, 0-1-0 UAA)

The Spartans fell by a 1-0 count to Kenyon College on Wednesday evening. CWRU fought hard all throughout the match and their best shot of the match came in the 73rd minute of play when junior midfielder Paul Darmstadter attempted a penalty kick that was turned away by the Kenyon goalkeeper.

On Sunday, the Spartans dropped a hard-fought 1-0 conference battle against 13th-ranked Brandeis University. CWRU's best opportunity to even the match came on a long shot from sophomore Brian Woo, with 13:52 left to play in the first half, but the attempt was tipped over the bar by Brandeis' keeper Ben Woodhouse.

Oberlin Yeomen (4-5-1, 0-2-0 NCAC)

The Yeomen suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 overtime loss to Mount Union on Wednesday. Oberlin got on the board first with a goal from Jack McMillin in the 15th minute, but the Purple Raiders came back to even the score in the second half and then secured the win in overtime.

Oberlin fell 2-1 to Wittenberg University on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers gained a 2-0 advantage after goals in the 26th and 72nd minutes of play. The Yeomen attempted a comeback and were able to cut the deficit down to one after David Shostak's goal in the 76th minute, but Wittenberg was able to hold on for the victory.

New York Violets (5-2-1, 0-1-0 UAA)

The Violets suffered their first defeat on Tuesday, dropping a 3-1 decision to Drew University. Drew scored three first-goals to end any uncertainty about the results, but NYU did attempt a comeback as Richie Rambarran scored early in the second half to cut the team's deficit to two. The Violets lost its UAA opener 3-1 on Saturday at Carnegie Mellon University. Owen Smith scored NYU's lone goal when he took a beautiful through-ball from Luke Dunn and quickly knocked it past the CMU goalkeeper.

New York will host New Jersey City University on Tuesday, before welcoming the Spartans to Gaelic Park for its match on Saturday.

Spartan Notes

Eight different players have score one or more goals for the Spartans this season…Junior Alex Besl and sophomore Zachary Senft have each score a team-best three goals this season…Senior goalkeeper Calvin Boyle ranks first with 52 saves and second with a .867 save percentage among all University Athletic Association players…The Spartans have totaled 158 shots and 59 shots on goal this season…CWRU has held its opponents to averages of just 6.1 shots on goal per game, and 13.7 shots per contest.