Philly College Sports Men’s Soccer Week In Review – Games Of October 21 – 27, 2014

PHILLY COLLEGE SPORTS MEN’S SOCCER WEEK IN REVIEW

La Salle Earns City Win Against Saint Joseph’s, Villanova Wins Big East Contest

Games The Week of October 21 – 27, 2014 Games

DREXEL DRAGONS 5 – 8 – 3 Overall, 1 – 4 – 1 CAA

Results – Lost 2 – 1 at Hofstra

Summary –

Hofstra 2 Drexel 1 – A penalty kick in the 88th minute proved to be the difference as Hofstra got by Drexel.  Maid Memic scored both goals for the Pride.  John Grosh scored the goal for the Dragons as he converted a penalty kick.  Hofstra outshot Drexel 10 -1 in the second half.

Next Game – 10/29 vs. Delaware at Vidas Field

LA SALLE EXPLORERS 5 – 7 – 2 Overall, 1 – 2 – 1 Atlantic 10

Results – Won 1- 0 at Saint Joseph’s

Summary –

La Salle 1 Saint Joseph’s 0 – The Explorers got a goal from Joe Farrell in the 26th minute to take the lead.  It held up as goal keeper Mike Kirk recorded his fifth shutout of the season.  Kirk made 4 saves and was named the Philadelphia Soccer Six Defensive Player of the Week.

The Explorers and the Hawks ended the game tied in the Atlantic 10 standings.

Next Game – 10/31 vs. Saint Bonaventure at McCarthy Stadium

PENN QUAKERS – 6 – 6 – 1 Overall, 2 – 1 – 1 Ivy League

ResultsTied 1 – 1 (2 OT) at Yale

Summary –

Penn 1 Yale 1 (2 OT) – The University of Pennsylvania remains tied for second place in the Ivy League after a draw with Yale.  Penn was outshot 17 – 9 and were behind in corner kicks 10 – 4.  The Bulldogs got the first goal in the 3rd minute.  The Red and Blue responded just over three minutes later.  Forrest Clancy sent a free kick from 25 yards out past the near right post.  The tie was the first for Penn this season.

Next Game – 10/28 vs. West Virginia at Rhodes Field

SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS 6 – 4 – 4 Overall, 1 – 3 – 1 Atlantic 10

Results – Lost 1 – 0 vs. La Salle, Lost 2 – 0 vs. Rhode Island, both at Sweeney Field

Summary –

La Salle 1 Saint Joseph’s 0 – The Explorers got a goal from Joe Farrell in the 26th minute to take the lead.  It held up as goal keeper Mike Kirk recorded his fifth shutout of the season.  La Salle had a 13 – 12 edge in shots.  Hawks goal keeper Bobby Edwards made 5 saves in just the first home loss of the season.

Rhode Island 2 Saint Joseph’s 0 – The Hawks played a man down from the 28th minute in the contest.  Saint Joseph’s owned a 26 – 11 advantage in shots, but only 6 – 5 edge in shots on goal.  However, Saint Joe’s could not get one to the back of the net.  Mike Glazer had a career-high 8 shots.  Bobby Edwards made 3 saves.

Next Game – 11/2 at Saint Bonaventure

TEMPLE OWLS 2 – 12 – 2 Overall, 1 – 5 – 1 AAC

Results – Lost 3 – 1 at Connecticut, Lost 2 – 1 vs. Tulsa (2 OT) at the Ambler Soccer Complex

Summary –

Connecticut 3 Temple 1 – Stefan Mueller scored his first collegiate goal in the 51st minute to tie the game for the Owls.  UConn would answer six minutes later when Cyle Larin scored his second goal of the game.  Mueller put 2 shots on goal.  Olli Tynkkynen led the Cherry and White with 4 shots.  Temple goal keeper Dan Scheck made 5 saves.

Tulsa 2 Temple 1 (2 OT) – Bradley Bourgeois scored for Tulsa on the first shot of the second overtime.  Temple got a goal in the 3rd minute of the game as Chas Wilson scored off an assist by Jared Martinelli, who has 19 career assists good for a tie for 6th place in program history.  Dan Scheck made 8 saves in the loss.

Next Game – 11/1 at Memphis

VILLANOVA WILDCATS 7 – 5 – 3 Overall, 2 – 2 – 2 Big East

Results – Won 1 – 0 vs. Butler at the Higgins Soccer Complex

Summary –

Villanova 1 Butler 0 – A goal by Max Kroschwitz at the 86:23 mark snapped a scoreless deadlock for the Wildcats.  Wins escaped Villanova in the last five minutes three times this season, but not in this game.  Kroschwitz was named the Philadelphia Soccer Six Offensive Player of the Week.

The Wildcats remain in contention for a spot in the upcoming Big East Tournament.  Villanova has road games at St. John’s and Xavier before returning home for the season finale against Georgetown.

Next Game – 10/29 at St. John’s

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