Men's Soccer Kicks Off Home Slate on Saturday

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: September 06, 2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

By Rachel Buck (@GBRachel)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s soccer team kicks off its home slate this weekend, taking on Western Illinois on Saturday at 4 p.m. and Viterbo on Monday at 4 p.m.

The team enters the weekend with an overall record of 1-0-1 after opening the season on the road with a 3-2 win at DePaul and a 3-3 draw at then-No. 12 Marquette. The Phoenix put up a combined six goals over the weekend, including two from Sabastian Xiong (Cottage Grove, Wis.). For his success, Xiong was tabbed the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his collegiate career.

GreenBayPhoenix.com caught up with head coach Dan Popik and Xiong to recap last week and take a look at the weekend ahead.

GREEN BAY vs. WESTERN ILLINOIS
When: Saturday, September 7, 4 p.m.
Where: Aldo Santaga Stadium, Green Bay, Wis.
Live Stats 
Live Video (FREE)
Tickets

LOOKING AT THE LEATHERNECKS: Roster Schedule Stats
Western Illinois started its season at the Mike Gibbs Memorial Tournament in Florida, falling to North Florida, 2-1, before topping Jacksonville, 1-0. Diego Lopez notched both of Western’s goals and Diego Gonzalez added an assist. Yves Dietrick played the entirety of both matches in net, posting a 1.00 GAA average and an .833 save percentage.

GREEN BAY vs. VITERBO
When: Monday, September 9, 4 p.m.
Where: Aldo Santaga Stadium, Green Bay, Wis.
Live Stats
Live Video (FREE)
Tickets

VETTING THE V-HAWKS: Roster Schedule Stats
NAIA member Viterbo will take on Presentation College on Sunday before making the trip to Green Bay for Monday’s matchup. The V-Hawks are 0-3 this season and are led by Jonathan Locast and Jordan Penn, who each have one goal. Luke Newton and Chris Gosselin have split time in net.

For the latest and most up-to-date information on Green Bay Athletics, please visit GreenBayPhoenix.com

Follow us on Twitter: @GBPhoenix and @GBPhoenixMSOC

Like Green Bay Phoenix men’s soccer and Green Bay Phoenix Athletics on Facebook.

INSIDE GENERAL RELEASES
SCHEDULE
Schedule Sponsor
No scheduled events in the near future
ON-DEMAND VIDEO
LAUNCH PLAYER ▸
STAY CONNECTED
BMO
Cellcom
Fleet Farm
Menominee
Packers Shop
Prevea
S&L Motors
Ticket Star
WMMB
Gallagher's Pizza
Buffalo Wild Wings
United Press
Renards Cheese
Baylake Banks
Country Inn Suites
Diamonds & Golds
TWC Sports
Weidner Center
WNFL
Yellow Pages