By Phillip Lutz, Sports Editor
The men’s soccer team took Concordia University to the brink Saturday losing in the second overtime. The team lost 2-1 at the 100:44 minute on a goal by Phil Vrzovski of the Concordia University Cardinals.
The team hung tough in this game with junior Joseph Georgic scoring the first goal at 56:24 for the Wolverines. Georgic scored from 25 yards out putting the ball in the top corner of the net passed the goalkeeper for the Cardinals. This is the first career goal for Georgic as a Wolverine.
Coach Matt Quirk said “Georgic’s goal was an absolute stunner especially since it was his weak foot.”
The Cardinals then added a goal of their own at 88:16 by Phil Vrzovski with an assist by Khadim Mbaye. Mbaye also assisted on the game winner by Vrzovski in overtime.
Coach Quirk said following the loss “their goals were sloppy, even an opposing fan said they were sloppy.”
Junior goalkeeper Dylon DaSilva made six saves on the day of the eight shots he faced. Senior Jeffrey Drzyzga had four shots on the day leading the Wolverine attack.
The Wolverines also had a game on Wednesday at Indiana Institute of Technology at 7 p.m. in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Wolverines fell 0-2 on the day as Indiana’s Brennan Cochran scored at 50:52, and Richard Doll scored at 86:12.
Junior Dylon DaSilva made seven saves out of the 11 shots on goal he faced. Senior Jacob Drzyzga a shot on goal for the day. Senior Stephen Caruso had two shots on the day one of them was on goal.
The Wolverines travel to Lima, Ohio. on Wednesday to face #20 University of Northwestern Ohio at 4 p.m. The team has a record of 3-5 with a conference record of 0-3.