|Olivet Nazarene (IL) (7-5-1, 5-1-0 CCAC)||1||2||3|
|Cal College St Joe (4-7-1, 2-4-0 CCAC)||0||0||0|
|East Chicago, Ind.|
|1||14:20||Moshobane, Tumi (Olivet Nazarene (IL))|
|2||65:21||Selby, Clay (Olivet Nazarene (IL))|
|2||67:14||Guimaraes, Matheus (Olivet Nazarene (IL))|
|Olivet Nazarene (IL)||Indv. Leaders||Cal College St Joe|
|3 Players - 1||Goals||None|
|2 Players (#15,#19) - 1||Assists||None|
|4 Players - 2||Shots||#21 Eze, Kenneth - 3|
|#1 Hewett, Collin - 3||Saves||#32 Navarro,Edwardo - 1|
|Olivet Nazarene (IL)||Team Statistics||Cal College St Joe|
|15 (4)||Shots (on goal)||8 (5)|
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – Needing three points to stay in the CCAC regular season title hunt after back to back losses, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team welcomed Olivet Nazarene University to East Chicago Central on Saturday for a late morning matchup. However, as soon as the clock started the Tigers pounced and didn't let up, easily taking the match by the score of 3-0.
ONU (7-5-1, 5-1-0 CCAC) came out with an incredibly aggressive attack in the first half, keeping the ball on the CCSJ side of the field for a majority of the 45 minutes. The Tigers piled up nine shots in the half, compared to only three for the Crimson Wave, culminating in Tumi Moshobane's fourth goal of the season at the 14:20 mark. While the Wave were able to swing the momentum their way towards the tail end of the frame, they were only able to muster one shot on goal, sending us to the half at 1-0 Olivet.
The combative nature of both teams, each having six fouls called on them in the first, spilled over into half number two, as one yellow per team was handed out within the first five minutes. The Crimson and Gray were able to make adjustments during the intermission, as play was evenly spread out at both ends, but it would not help them find the scoresheet. The Tigers went on to tack on two more goal, as Clay Selby and Matheus Guimaraes scored less than two minutes apart, bringing us to the final score of 3-0.
Edwardo Navarro was back in net filling in for the injured Roy Gean (JR/Fort Smith, Ark.), and was able to make three saves in 90 minutes of play. Of the eight shots the team took in the game, Kenneth Eze (FR/Oberhausen, Germany) had three and Brandon McArdle (JR/Dublin, Ireland) ended play with two, both of his on goal. Owen Howard (FR/Peterborough, England) and Farouk Afalobi (JR/Lagos, Nigeria) both had shots in the contest as well.
Head coach Jason Higgins and his team will now take a week off before hitting the pitch again. That will come when head to Deerfield, Ill. to take a Trinity International University team that is winless in conference action. Kickoff is slated for 2:30 pm.
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