Men’s Soccer Continues Home Stretch With Two Games

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s soccer team has two games ahead this week at Gustie Soccer Field, hosting a non-conference match against Viterbo University on Wednesday prior to a homecoming matchup versus the University of St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon.

The Gusties (4-3-0 overall, 1-1-0 MIAC) are set to take the pitch against Viterbo at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and 1 p.m. against St. Thomas on Saturday.

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Gustavus opened Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action last Wednesday, falling 1-0 in overtime at Carleton College. They then bounced back by hosting Concordia College on Saturday and prevailing by a score of 2-1. Bradley Williams (Sr., Andover, Minn.) and Matt Gibbons (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.) each tallied their first collegiate goals.

Viterbo match up information:

  • Wednesday’s matchup marks the 15th all-time meeting between the Gusties and the V-Hawks, with Gustavus holding a 12-2 advantage. The last matchup came during the 2015 season in which Gustavus shutout Viterbo 3-0 at Gustie Soccer Field.
  • The V-Hawks are 1-8-1 on the season, most recently falling 2-0 at Judson University.
  • Viterbo is led by Yoshi Kogiso, who has registered four goals on the season.
  • 2017 Stats | Schedule

St. Thomas match up information:

  • Saturday’s matchup marks the 63rd all-time meeting between the Gusties and the Tommies, with Gustavus holding a 27-24-11 advantage. Last season, the Gusties dropped a 1-0 decision against St. Thomas in St. Paul.
  • The No. 11-ranked Tommies are off to a 2-0 start to the conference schedule with wins over Saint Mary’s and Saint John’s, while owning a 6-1 overall record.
  • Senior forward Justin Oliver leads the Tommies with a MIAC-leading seven goals on the season.
  • 2017 Stats | Schedule
 

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