Wilson’s Late Goal Turns Men’s Soccer To Homecoming Glory



ST. PETER, Minn. C Alex Wilson (Junior., Ashland, Wis.) scored the game-winning goal together with under ten minutes remaining in the game to lead the Gustavus men’s football team to a 1-0 victory over Carleton Higher education Saturday afternoon at the Gustie Football Field.

With the win the Gusties move to 3-7-1 (2-2-1 MIAC), while the Knights autumn to 4-3-2 (1-2-1 MIAC).

Wilson recorded the first objective of his career after picking a beautiful shot that tendency into the top corner from the goal past Carleton goalkeeper Brandon Hilliard.

“Alex unquestionably deserved it for his particular work-rate alone, and for the number of crosses he got across the box,In . said Head Coach Scott Middleton. “Very competitive game today, and that we certainly made our own luck with the phenomenal high do the job rate from the lads. You will see the really tough non-conference schedule is actually paying off,” said Head Coach Henry Middleton.

The Black and Gold hooked a season-high with 10 golf shots on goal. Arthur Parens (So., Wayzata, Minn.) led the Gusties with three photos on goal, tying some sort of season-high. Goalkeeper Matt Bateman (So., Savage, Minn.) crafted seven saves in goal to post his second consecutive shutout.

Gustavus led Carleton in shots (14-12) and also corner kicks (6-3).

“We created a volume of chances, which is always fine to see although we did have a bit of fortune on all of our goal to be honest C but, i’m talking about the benefit of hitting the target,In . Middleton commented.

With just five regular season games remaining, any Gusties will look to keep the impetus going after notching back-to-back wins over Saint Mary’s and Carleton.

“Fifteen points to play regarding in the conference now,Inches said Middleton. “This was a collective energy, with serious contributions coming from lots of players. Dan Barnes (So., Lund, Sweden) was a monster defensively, in addition to Jack Conroy (So., Shoreview, Minn.) was top-class alongside freshman Cody Billins (Fy., Farmington, Minn.), and John Anderson (Junior., Maplewood, Minn.) on defense. Matt Murakami (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) must have covered every cutter of grass on the presentation, and its great to have Parens again C he’s a real threat transparent, and almost capped a premier performance with a lovely taken at the end of the game that their ‘keeper would well to tip over any bar.

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