ST. PETER, Minn. C The Gustavus men’s soccer team carries on Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference execute as they host Carleton College Thursday afternoon at Gustie Soccer Field for just a homecoming matchup.
The Gusties enter today’s complement a 2-7-1 (1-2-1 MIAC) record, while the Knights own a 4-2-2 (1-1-1 MIAC) record. The game is planned for a 3:30 g.m. start.
Gustavus earned it has the first victory in Mn Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Mondy in dramatic fashion, defeating Saint Mary’s 1-0 in double overtime. The Gusties improved to 2-7-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals slipped to 5-4-0 overall and 2-2-0 inside the league. Matt Murakami (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) have scored the game-winning goal 1:52 into the second overtime out of a corner kick. Matt Ouren (So., North Mankato, Minn.) played the ball within from the right corner plus Henry Brose (Sr., Hudson, Wis.) had the first talk about a header, where the deflection attended Murakami for the goal, giving the Gusties the sudden death glory. Gustavus was unsuccessful in scoring on its first ten corner kicks, but produced the final one count. St Mary’s had just two edges throughout the contest.
Today’s match grades the 42nd meeting between Gustavus as well as Carleton College. The Gusties own a 25-9-7 all-time history over the Knights. Last time of year, Carleton took down Gustavus by a rating of 3-0 in Northfield, Minn.
Carleton is coming out of a 4-1 victory over Bethel College on Tuesday. Senior midfielder Riley Phelps is the MIAC foremost scorer with seven goals along with three assists, including only two game-winners.