September 10, 2004
USI menís soccer falls 2-1 to Ashland
Southern Indiana (1-3-1): 1
@Ashland (2-2-0): 2
ASHLAND, OH Ė The University of Southern Indiana menís soccer team could not overcome a 2-0 deficit in falling, 2-1, to Ashland University Friday afternoon in Ashland, Ohio. USI falls to 1-3-1 overall in the 2004 campaign, while Ashland evens its record a 2-2-0.
The Ashland Eagles drew first blood with a goal at 28:48 and increased their lead just after halftime to 2-0 with a tally at 48:32.
USI cut the lead in half on a goal by freshman forward Michael Dugger (Hanson, Kentucky). Dugger scored his team-leading third of goal of the year on a penalty kick after freshman forward Andrew Bass (St. Peters, Missouri) was fouled in the penalty area.
The Screaming Eagles concluded their four-game road swing at Gannon University Sunday at noon (CDT) in Erie, Pennsylvania. USI returns to the familiar surroundings of Strassweg Field September 17 to open the GLVC schedule by hosting Quincy University at 5 p.m. The menís teams will play the opener of GLVC doubleheaders this year.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information