|Indiana East (0-2)||0||0||0|
|Concordia University (1-0)||0||3||3|
|Concordia Ann Arbor|
|2||55:40||Dante D'Aloisio (Concordia University)|
|2||64:33||Khadim Mbaye (Concordia University)|
|2||66:29||Anthony Tucker (Concordia University)|
|Indiana East||Indv. Leaders||Concordia University|
|None||Goals||3 Players - 1|
|#30 Trevor Lenke - 4||Shots||#9 Anthony Tucker - 6|
|#00 Aaron Gibson - 3||Saves||#1 Spencer Callaway-War - 3|
|Indiana East||Team Statistics||Concordia University|
|12 (3)||Shots (on goal)||21 (6)|
(Ann Arbor, MI) The Concordia University men's soccer team began their 2017 campaign with a shutout of Indiana University – East, 3-0. An energetic and spirited crowd filled the grandstand at Cardinal Stadium for the Cardinals home opener. The Cardinals received goals from 3 different players; Dante D'Daloisio, Khadim Mbaye (JR/Senegal), and Anthony Tucker (SO/Canton, MI) in route to their first win of the season.
Here's Where it Happened:
Cardinal Stadium – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Indiana University – East (0-1) vs. Concordia University (1-0) - non-conference matchup
Last Meeting – N/A
Here's How it Happened:
- Joshua Posuniak (SO/Canton, MI) lined up for a corner kick in the 55th minute and found Dante D'Aloisio (FR/Milford, MI) for his first career goal as a Cardinal, giving Concordia a 1-0 lead.
- Khadim Mbaye gave Concordia a 2-0 cushion as he found the back of the net on a rebound inside the 18' box in the 64th min recording his first goal as a Cardinal.
- Just two minutes later in the 66th min, Anthony Tucker took it upon himself to beat a Red Wolves defender on the left side and drill a low liner in the opposite corner past the outstretched goalie.
- After an evenly played first half, Concordia controlled the tempo for much of the 2nd half, holding the Red Wolves to one shot on goal.
- The Cardinals launched 11 cornerkicks compared to IU-East 2, eventually converting one into a goal
- Goalkeeper, Spencer Ward recorded his first shutout of the season on several key saves on defensive breakdowns.
Mbaye's goal in the 64' put the Cardinals up 2-0
Here's Where it will Happen Next:
Concordia will return to action next Tuesday, August 29 to face off against Grace Bible College at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Tigers is their previous match up by a score of 4-1. The game is set to kick off at 2:00pm.