Philly College Men’s Soccer Week In Review – Games of September 23 – 29, 2015


Emmanuel Temeh Scores in Second Overtime for Saint Joe’s, Jacob Jordan Leads Drexel To First CAA Win Team Effort Lifts Temple Past La Salle, but Drops Conference Opener at Cincinnati, Penn Gets First Win Of The Season

Week of September 23 – September 29, 2015

DREXEL 2 – 6 – 1 Overall, 1 – 1 – 0 CAA

Results – Won 1 – 0 at James Madison

Summary –  The Dragons won their first conference game of the season beating James Madison in Virginia.  Ilai Shvika scored his first collegiate goal in the 35th minute finishing a corner kick.  Goal keeper Jacob Jordan recorded his second straight shutout to record the victory, and was named the Soccer Six Defender and Rookie of the Week, and CAA Rookie of the Week.  Jordan has not given up a goal in 258.36.

Next Game – 9/30 vs. Hofstra at Vidas Field

LA SALLE 4 – 4 – 1 Overall, 0 – 0 – 0 Atlantic 10

Results – Lost 4 – 1 at #17 Temple, Tied 0 -0 (2 OT) at LIU Brooklyn

Summary – Conor Nichols scored the only goal for the Explorers during the week.  La Salle concluded a four-game road trip with a loss at Temple and a scoreless tie at LIU Brooklyn.  Goal keeper Cameron Keys recorded a shutout is his first start for the Explorers.  La Salle out shot LIU 14 – 12 and had 4 shots in overtime, but none crossed the line.

Next Game – 9/30 vs. Villanova at McCarthy Stadium

PENN – 1 – 5 – 1 Overall, 0 – 0 – 0 Ivy League

ResultsLost 2 – 0 vs. #21 Penn State at Rhodes Field, Won 3 – 0 at Saint Joseph’s

Summary – Despite a solid effort Penn could not overcome two Penn State goals in the first 17 minutes of the game.  Both goals were scored by the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Connor Maloney.  The Red and Blue had the better of the action in the second half taking 8 of 11 corner kicks. But Penn scored three second half goals at Saint Joseph’s to get their first win of the season.  Marc Kazai-Lutu, Austin Kuhn, and Erumuse Momoh scored for the Red and Blue.  The Quakers had a 24 – 12 edge in shots and 16 – 8 in corner kicks.

Next Game – 9/29 at St. Joseph’s

SAINT JOSEPH’S 2 – 7 – 1 Overall, 0 – 0 – 0 Atlantic 10

Results – Won 3 – 2 (2 OT) vs. Howard at Sweeney Field

Summary – Forward Emmanuel Temeh scored his team-best fourth goal of the season in the 108th minute to lift the Hawks to their second win of the season.  Matt Crawford scored the game-tying goal with just 19 seconds left in regulation.  Sam Irvin had the other SJU goal converting a penalty kick.  For his efforts Temeh was named the Soccer Six and Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for the second time this season.  However, the Hawks could not find the back of the new against the Quakers.

Next Game – 9/29 vs. Penn at Sweeney Field

#17 TEMPLE 7 – 1 – 1 Overall, 0 – 1 – 0 AAC

Results – Won 4 – 1 vs. La Salle at the Ambler Soccer Complex, Lost 3 – 2 at Cincinnati

Summary – The Owls complete a sweep of their city rivals and went into conference play undefeated.  But Temple lost their first game of the year at Cincinnati in their AAC opener.  Four different players scored for the Owls against the Explorers, Belal Mohammed, Justin Stoddart, Dan White, and Josh Tagland.  The Cherry and White led 3 – 0 at halftime.  It was the sixth consecutive win of the season for Temple.  The streak came to an end against the Bearcats.  The Owls held a 2 – 1 lead at intermission on goals by Jorge Gomez Sanchez and Matt Mahoney.  However, there was no answer for Alejandro Garcia who scored twice for Cincinnati.  The Cherry and White out shot their hosts 15 – 8, but only one went on goal.

Next Game – 9/30 at Delaware

VILLANOVA 4 – 3 – 0 Overall, 0 – 1 – 0 Big East

Results – Lost 3 – 0 at Butler

Summary – The Wildcats dropped their conference opener getting shutout at Butler.  Goal Keeper Will Steiner recorded 5 saves.  Butler put up 17 shots to 11 from Villanova.  Padraic McCullaugh led the Cats with 3 shots.

Next Game – 9/30 at La Salle

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