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Elmhurst Halts Men's Soccer's Win Streak

Peter Fouchet had a goal in the defeat
Peter Fouchet had a goal in the defeat

ELMHURST, Ill. - The Illinois Tech men's soccer team played a Sunday afternoon match at Elmhurst College. The Scarlet Hawks had a seven-match winning streak snapped, falling 2-1 to the Blue Jays.

How it Happened

  • The Bluejays jumped ahead early. Zach Clements scored for the hosts on a rebound shot from JD Garnett in the sixth minute to take a 1-0 lead.
  • In the 22nd minute, Clements struck again, scoring courtsey of teammated Oliver Salie and Garnett.
  • The Scarlet Hawks would get some offense going in the second half, scoring off of one of Tech's three corner kicks. Norikazu Honda gave a great pass to Peter Fouchet, who scored to cut the lead in half.
  • Elmhurst, however, used a 5-3 shot advantage in the second half to limit any further Scarlet Hawk chances.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Fouchet scored on his only shot attempt.
  • Honda had an assist and a shot.
  • Oluwaseun Ogunsanya had a team-high two shots (one on net).

Stats to Know

  • The Scarlet Hawks were outshot for the first time this season, trailing 13-7 in the category.
  • Illinois Tech is now 9-4-1 on the season, while Elmhurst improved to 7-5-2.
  • Each goalkeeper did not get much action. Elmhurst tallied three saves compared to one for the Scarlet Hawks.

Up Next

  • Tech is in action on Wednesday at the Moody Bible Institute for the first of two matchups in the Chicago Cup Series. The match is set to begin at 3:00 p.m.