Men’s Soccer Ties . Olaf 1-1


Patrick Roth scored the equalizer right before moment expired against St. Olaf.


NORTHFIELD, Minn. C Your Gustavus men’s soccer team played in their second straight overtime match Saturday, this time ending in the 1-1 draw against St. Olaf. The particular tie moves the Gusties for you to 1-6-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the Mn Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

“Exciting game with the fans today,” Brain Coach Mike Middleton said.?”I got pleased for our lads. They will deserved something out of the activity.?This is the first domino to slide, and we can now see that we have a bit of momentum.?It was an incredibly encouraging result, and performance.”

After a scoreless first half, St. Olaf finished the shutout with a breakaway goal from the 55th minute.

“That was a really nice mission,” Middleton said.?”We should have quit the move in its start up, in truth, but you have to allow credit where its owing.”

The Oles held on to the one-goal advantage for about the rest of the game, but in the very last second of the match, Tanker Roth (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) knocked in a header for you to tie the game right before a final buzzer sounded.

“The lads responded rather well, dominating the game and in any finals second we crafted a great goal, with freshman Bruce Laurich (Batavia, Ill.) feeding Matt Murakami (Junior., Eden Prairie, Minn.), who fed a delightful golf ball across the goal for Meat Roth to score with his head.?It was a real collector’s item on the goal, and to be honest many of us celebrated pretty well!

“Luke Launch earlier had probably the best prospects for the game, except for the aims, after chipping their ‘keeper whom had come off his set, but it just went on the crossbar. It was a tough old video game and I have to say that E. Olaf, despite winning the MIAC 2009-2010 season last year, was better than I realized it would be. In the first two MIAC online games we played last summers champions and playoff champions, and taken both of them into overtime using our young, fledgling team section.?I know we’ve won several of the last eight brands on offer, but this is pretty much an extensive new team.

“All the lads gamed well and I hate solo anyone out but fresh left-back Kyle Monson (So., Verona, Wis.) had the best bet on his career.?He was tough in the tackle, gained headers and played some lovely?shaped balls with his still left foot. Patrick (PD) Roth and Mom Brose (Hudson, Wis.), the two seniors, along with juniors He Murakami and Isaac Bloom (Edina, Minn.), keep generating this team forward with all the strength of their personalities. All 4 were truly outstanding right now and PD’s goal capped an excellent performance.”

Matt Bateman (So., Savage, Minn.) played virtually all 110 minutes in target for the Gusties and made eight will save. Gustavus has a week off in addition to returns to MIAC play subsequent Saturday at St. Thomas.

“We’ve had a tough year with regards to results. We’ve played rather well, but nothing has very fallen for us,?but it sounds like the momentum is changing currently. Great credit to all the boys for their courage along with tenacity.?They were great now!”


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