Men’s Soccer Hosts Saint Mary’s

Posted on September 27th, 2016 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s soccer teams continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play as they return home to Gustie Soccer Field at 4 p.m. today to take on the Saint Mary’s University Cardinals. The Gusties enter today’s match with a 1-7-1 (0-2-1 MIAC) record, while the Cardinals own a 5-3 (2-1 MIAC) record.

Live coverage of today’s game begins at 3:45 p.m.

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The Gusties dropped a close 1-0 decision at St. Thomas on Saturday, falling to 1-7-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Tommies remained unbeaten at 7-0-2 overall and 2-0-1 in the league.

St. Thomas scored the lone goal of the game in the 38th minute. The Tommies fired seven shots throughout the game compared to nine by the Gusties. Cody Billings (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) had a header in the 81st minute that hit the post, which was Gustavus’s best opportunity for a score. Matt Bateman (So., Savage, Minn.) suffered the loss in goal after making three saves.

Gustavus owns a 37-3-11 all-time record against Saint Mary’s. Last season, the Gusties and Cardinals ended in a 0-0 stalemate after two overtimes in Winona, Minn.

Saint Mary’s is coming off a 3-1 victory at Bethel University on Saturday. Garrett Grunke leads the Cardinals in scoring with three goals and two assists on the season. Goalkeeper Nate Levy has compiled 28 saves and two shutouts, starting in seven of eight games.

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