Men’s Soccer NCAA Run Comes to an End in 1-0 Loss at Chicago

Posted on November 20th, 2022 by


CHICAGO, Ill. – The Gustavus men’s soccer team’s run in the NCAA tournament came to a close Sunday in the NCAA sectional final with a 1-0 loss against host Chicago. The Gusties, ranked No. 5, finish the season 15-2-6 while Maroons, ranked No. 2, improve to 20-0-1.

Chicago scored the lone goal of the game in the 25th minute after Gustavus was called for a penalty in the box. The Maroons connected on the penalty kick and that proved to be all they needed in the one-goal game.

Chicago held possession for a majority of the game, outshooting the Gusties 13-4 with a 9-1 shots on goal advantage as well. Wesley Sanders (Sr., Urbandale, Iowa) made eight saves in goal.

The NCAA quarterfinal appearance was the first for Gustavus since 2005 and just the third in program history.


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