October 18, 2002
USI falls to #9 Lewis in double overtime
The University of Southern Indiana men’s soccer team took ninth-ranked Lewis University into double overtime, but fell 1-0 in Romeoville, Illinois, Friday afternoon. USI sees its three-match winning streak stopped and its record fall to 8-6-0 overall, 5-2-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Lewis, which is ranked first the Great Lakes Region, goes to 11-3-0 overall, 6-1-0 GLVC. Flyer back/midfielder Gabe Leon scored the game-winner off an assist by midfielder Mike Dahm for the win
The Flyers’ defense thwarted a high-powered USI offense that had scored nine goals in the last four games. The Eagles were able to get off 14 shots, eight on goal, but nothing past Lewis goalkeeper Jordan Gustman. USI senior midfielder/forward Duncan Bray (Scotland) and senior forward Greg Henry (France), the team’s top scorers, had a combined 11 shots, but none found the back of the net.
Between the posts, freshman goalkeeper Kyle Penick (Evansville, Indiana) kept the Lewis offense scoreless for 106:28 before allowing a goal. Penick faced a total of 19 shots, eight on goal, and made seven saves.
USI will resume GLVC action Sunday, October 20, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Match time on Sunday is noon. The Eagles will finish the regular season schedule with a three-match homestand, beginning Friday, October 25. The homestand will feature Saint Joseph’s College on October 25 the University of Indianapolis Sunday, October 27 and McKendree College Wednesday, October 30.