Sunday, March 21, 2021 – 06:30 PM
Lourdes recorded simply its second consequence ever towards a NAIA top-15 program on Saturday afternoon because the Grey Wolves earned a 1-1 double-overtime draw with 12th-ranked Indiana Tech at Wildcat Stadium.
“We’re actually proud of the consequence,” head coach Matt Johnson mentioned afterwards. “Indiana Tech is such a proficient and well-organized workforce and we needed to work very laborious to disrupt them. Give credit score to our guys for taking part in at a excessive tempo and work price.”
Leon Eisert (Leipzig, Germany/Kathe-Kollwitz Gymnasium) scored his first collegiate objective simply 11:05 into the match, putting the ball over an prolonged goalkeeper. Savio Adams (Cape City, South Africa/Zeekoevlei H.S.) handed out his sixth help of the season, tying Jake Kirchoff-Sleet’s 2016 single season report set at Lourdes for assists.
The Grey Wolves took the 1-0 lead into intermission whereas holding an 8-7 shot benefit. Indiana Tech utilized the stress within the second half, outshooting Lourdes 10-2 over the second 45 minutes.
The Warriors tied the match with 15:51 to play as Will Harris headed in a nook from Lucca Motta, forcing extra time. Neither facet might tally the match-winner within the further session because the match led to a draw.
Ali Chokr (Bint Jbail, Lebanon/Fontainebleua [La.] H.S.) made 5 saves in objective for the Grey Wolves whereas Jaume Salvado made six stops in web for Indiana Tech (11-0-1, 7-0-1 WHAC).
Lourdes is now 0-7-2 towards NAIA top-25 applications all-time, having additionally performed third-ranked Davenport to a 1-1 attract 2016.
“Now we have an enormous week forward of us, so we’ll take pleasure in tonight and begin making ready for Cleary on Thursday,” Johnson concluded.
Lourdes (7-5-1, 4-2-1) will head to Howell, Mich. on Thursday afternoon for a make-up match towards Cleary. Kickoff is ready for 1 p.m. at Lake Belief Stadium.