Men's soccer loses in conference tourney

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Siloam Springs, Ark. (November 4, 2011) - The JBU men’s soccer team’s season came to an end on Friday afternoon after losing 2-0 to Rogers State (Okla.) during opening round action of the 2011 SAC Tournament.

The Golden Eagles gave up both goals early in the first half.  The first came at the 13:20 mark when Henrique Sousa scored off a penalty kick after a JBU foul in the box. 

Less than nine minutes later, RSU’s Griffin Kane had a shot blocked by a JBU defender, but teammate Justin Friesen was there to clean it up and boot it in for the goal.

RSU (11-7-1) remained ahead at the half. 

In the second half, JBU came out energized but couldn’t connect on any attempts as the RSU defense continued to put up a strong front. 

For the game, RSU outshot JBU 14-8 with a 6-3 shots on goal advantage.  Pablo Garcia had four saves for JBU, while Jeremy Swift had three for RSU.

The JBU men close out the year at 8-9-2 overall.


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