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Two Late Goals Doom Men's Soccer Tuesday

(photo credit: Michael Gombar)
(photo credit: Michael Gombar)

AURORA, Ill. – The Illinois Tech men's soccer team played Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) foe Aurora University on the road Wednesday night. Tech (3-7, 0-3 NACC) fell to the Spartans (5-3, 3-0 NACC) by a score of 3-1.

How it Happened

  • Aurora began the scoring, as Justin Rutherford scored off of a double assist in the eighth minute.
  • Despite being outshot 12-2 in the first half, the Scarlet Hawks were able to keep the deficit at 1-0 heading into halftime.
  • Michael Kaczowka evened up the score shortly after the break. In the 53rd minute, he scored from 10 yards out into the left corner of the net.
  • Salvador Garcia gave the lead back to Aurora in the 68th minute with an unassisted goal of his own.
  • An insurance goal was added in the 79th minute by the Spartans, with Rutherford scoring for the second time.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks play host to NACC foe Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.