Lincoln College vs. Illinois Wesleyan
Lincoln College men's
soccer defeated Illinois Wesleyan 3-0 on Saturday.
The game started during a steady rain and would see Lincoln
scoring in the first five minutes when Adrien Sathler (Miami, Fla.)
dribbled past the last defender and slotted a ball around the
keeper. Sathler would score another 10 minutes later when he
received a pass from Kyle Walton (Toronto, Canada) and curled a ball
from 20 out. Lincoln would get a third goal when Sathler was taken
down in the box from behind. Cedric Mavakala (Paris, France) would
step up and take the penalty.
The second half was cut short due to thunderstorms and heavy
Lincoln College vs. Iowa Western
On its fifth game in eight days, a tired and beat-up Lincoln
College men's soccer team lost 3-0 to a very good Iowa Western on
"We came out very soft and slow," said Lincoln College head coach
Ben Massena, "and they put two goals away in (the) first 20
A third goal was in reach for Iowa Western when they were awarded
a penalty kick, but Lincoln goalkeeper Dennis Sanchez (Albuquerque,
N.M.) was up to the test and made a great extended diving save to
keep the ball out of the net.
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At halftime, Massena made a few changes and Lincoln played
"We created some very good chances second half but were not able
to score," the coach said.
Iowa Western would score their third goal in the 87th minute off
a set piece that went over the keeper's head.
"We have had a long week of five tough games, and we have had
several key injuries with guys who get a lot of playing time,"
Massena said. "We show a lot of promise so far, and as long as the
guys continue to work hard and get better from every practice and
game, we will be a good team come playoffs!"
[Text from file received from Jeff Nelson,
Lincoln College sports information director]
Lincoln College men's soccer