The men’s soccer team beat the Ashland Eagles, 3-2. The team played on Friday, Oct. 18, at Ashland.
Ashland made the first goal of the game around the 30-minute mark. SVSU was quick to respond with a goal of its own.
Freshman forward Kairo Coore, with an assist from junior midfielder Alex Gloshen, made the next goal, tying the game.
The score was Coore’s second goal for the 2019 season.
The Cards were able to pull ahead in the second half with a goal from senior midfielder Connor Rutz.
The lead didn’t last long, as the Eagles responded with a goal and brought the score to 2-2.
The match continued without another score, making it look like the game would go into overtime. At the 88th minute, the Cards broke the tie with a Gloshen goal. This brought the Cards to a 3-2 lead.
Gloshen had a team high of four shots during the game, making his fourth goal of the season.
The Cards were able to keep its lead through the end of the game, giving them the victory over Ashland. This is the third win the Cards have had in a row.
SVSU made 11 shots throughout the game, with five being on goal. Ashland made fewer shots but had six of those on goal.
Junior goalkeeper Mason Maziasz made three saves, only allowing two of Ashland’s shots get into the net.
The Cards faced Davenport University on Sunday, Oct. 20, prior to the production of The Valley Vanguard.
They will take the field again Friday, Oct. 25, at home against Northern Michigan.