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October 13, 2006

Eagles fall to #16 Norse

#16 Northern Kentucky University (11-2-2, 8-2-2 GLVC): 1
at Southern Indiana (2-11-2, 1-9-2 GLVC): 0
Box Score

EVANSVILLE, Ind.—Northern Kentucky University's Chris Thompson scored a goal in the 63rd minute of the match to help the No. 16 Norse defeat the University of Southern Indiana men's soccer team, 1-0, Friday evening at Strassweg Field.

USI (2-11-2, 1-9-2 GLVC) recorded five shots on goal, 12 overall, while the Norse had 15 shots and six on goal. The Screaming Eagles missed a great chance to take a 1-0 lead when senior midfielder Brian Shepherd (St. Louis, Missouri) missed a penalty kick in the 60th minute of the second half.

NKU (11-2-2, 8-2-2 GLVC) also missed a penalty kick in the first half when Mirza Causevic shot sailed wide left of the goal.

Sophomore goalkeeper Jake Bryan (Portage, Indiana) led USI's defense with five saves, while the NKU's Andy Ortman led the Norse with six saves.

The Eagles finish GLVC play Sunday when they host Bellarmine University for Senior Day and Varsity Club Day. USI will honor its three seniors—Shepherd, Eric Brewer (Granite City, Illinois, and Brett Palazollo (St. Louis, Missouri)—prior to the noon start time.

Bellarmine (8-8-0, 5-7-0 GLVC) is coming off a 4-0 road win over Kentucky Wesleyan College Friday afternoon.

Dan McDonnell,
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