Men’s Soccer Continues MIAC Play At St. Olaf

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s soccer team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Tuesday afternoon, traveling to Northfield, Minn. to take on St. Olaf College.

The Gusties (5-4-0 overall, 1-2-0 MIAC) will look to bounce back from Saturday’s 4-1 loss to St. Thomas against the Oles (2-6-0, 1-2-0 MIAC), taking the pitch at 4 p.m.

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Gustavus most recently hosted the University of St. Thomas on Saturday during homecoming, falling 4-1 against the Tommies. Matt Gibbons (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.) scored the lone goal for the Gusties. RECAP

Gibbons has two goals and five assists on the season and is the top scorer among freshman in the MIAC. Arthur Parens (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) leads Gustavus with five goals, tied for second in the conference in goal-scoring.

St. Olaf match up information:

  • Wednesday’s matchup marks the 53rd all-time meeting between the Gusties and the Oles, with Gustavus holding a 21-19-12 advantage. Last season, the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in double overtime in Northfield.
  • St. Olaf owns a 2-6 overall record on the season and most recently claimed its first conference win with a 3-0 victory over Saint John’s University on Saturday.
  • Senior forward Kyle Leemon leads the Ole attack with five goals and one assist, tied with the Gusties’ leading-scorer in Parens for the second most goals in the MIAC. Junior goalkeeper Ben Westermeyer has started eight games in goal and owns a 1.46 goals against average along with a .771 save percentage.
  • 2017 Stats | Schedule
 

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