ST. PETER, Minn. C The Gustavus men’s football team came back and defeated Martin Luther University or college 2-1 Wednesday evening in Fresh Ulm, Minn. to stay undefeated with a 3-0 record.
The Knights broke the Gusties two-game shutout streak since they got on the board first at the 39th minute. Gustavus poured around the shots, totaling 16 as compared to the Knights’ four in the first half and came through in the 43rd minute as Arthur Parens (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) totalled his second goal of the growing season. Parens tied the game after acquiring a pass from Matt Murakami (Sr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) and dribbling a basketball past the keeper for the intention.
Gustavus tilted the field in its enjoy in the second half, holding the bonus in shots, 17-4. Cody Billins (So., Farmington, Minn.) originated through for the Black in addition to Gold at the 63rd minute, notching the particular game-winner with an assist from Matt Ouren (Jr .., North Mankato, Minn.). Parens led the Gusties by using eight shots, with Ourens not to near behind with seven.
“Good end result, but a bit of a subdued performance,” said Head Private coach Mike Middleton. “I have to give assets credit to the opposition. Some people played very well, battling per ball and working their footwear off. We scored some good goals, and established quite a few nice chances, and good teams find a way to get. Everyone is looking forward to the weekend to play two really good competitors. There’s a lot to like about simply being 3-0 all on the road to start 4 seasons.”
The Gusties return to action Saturday daytime as they host Luther College with 2 p.m. with Gustie Soccer Field.