September 18, 2005
Eagles finish homestand 0-2
University of Southern Indiana (3-5-0, 1-3-0 GLVC): 1
University of Missouri-St. Louis (3-1-1, 3-1-0 GLVC): 3
EVANSVILLE, Ind. Ė The University of Southern Indiana menís soccer team concluded its homestand 0-2 after losing to the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at Strassweg Field. USI falls to 3-5-0 overall and 1-3-0 GLVC, while UMSL goes to 3-1-1 overall, 3-1-0 GLVC.
The Rivermen drew first blood just before intermission on an unassisted goal by midfielder Brett Kaatman, scoring with a 1:06 to play in the half.
The Eagles fought back early in the second half to tie the game 1-1, when junior midfielder Evan Stoll (Washington, Indiana) scored an unassisted goal five minutes into the half. The goals was a team-best fourth of the year for Stoll.
Earlier in the period, Stoll missed a penalty kick just 25 seconds into the second half.
The Rivermen offense got back in gear when forward Jeff Menke scored the game winner at the 61:40 mark and forward Colin Huber sealed the victory with a goal at 65:34.
USI resumes GLVC action on the road next weekend when it travels to Quincy University on September 23 and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on September 25.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information