Men's Soccer Downed by No. 24 Northwestern, 4-0

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Release: September 13, 2013
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DeKALB, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Quick back-to-back goals in both the first and second halves led the 24th-ranked Northwestern men’s soccer team to a 4-0 win over Green Bay in game one of the NIU adidas Invite on Friday afternoon in DeKalb.

The Green Bay defense stood strong in the opening minutes of the match, as Northwestern had five corner kicks in the first 14 minutes but was unable to capitalize. However NU’s Joey Calistri put up back-to-back goals in the 25th and 27th minutes to go up, 2-0. His first goal came off a shot just inside the box, shooting it past the left side of Kyle Ihn (Wales, Wis.). Just over a minute later he found the net again, collecting a rebound off a shot by Chris Ritter and heading it home.

Jordan Dover (Ontario, Canada) put a shot on goal for the Phoenix in the 30th minute and Lawrence Talery (Coon Rapids, Minn.) added one in the 38th minute but both shots fell short as the Wildcats went into the break with the lead and a 4-2 advantage in shots.

Another pair of quick goals in the 65th and 66th minutes put the match out of reach, as Northwestern built its lead to 4-0. Calistri completed the hat trick in the 65th minute, sending home a cross from Lepe Seetane. It took 1:06 for the Huskies to score again, this time an unassisted marker by Eric Weberman.

Ihn played the entire match, making three saves. Dover and AJ Patterson (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) both finished with a shot on goal.

Green Bay returns to the pitch on Sunday, taking on host Northern Illinois in the final match of the NIU adidas Invite at 2 p.m.

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SCHEDULE
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Saturday , August 22
Men's Soccer 
at DePaul (Exhibition)
3:00 PM
Chicago, Ill. (Wish Field)
 
Friday , August 28
Men's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
7:00 PM
Dekalb, Ill. (Soccer Complex)
 
Sunday , August 30
Men's Soccer 
vs. Drake
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Sunday , September 06
Men's Soccer 
vs. Western Illinois
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 11
Men's Soccer 
at Grand Canyon
9:30 PM
Phoenix, Ariz. (GCU Soccer Field)
 
Sunday , September 13
Men's Soccer 
at Incarnate Word
2:00 PM
Phoenix, Ariz. (GCU Soccer Field)
 
Thursday , September 17
Men's Soccer 
at Cincinnati
6:30 PM
Cincinnati, Ohio (Gettler Stadium)
 
Sunday , September 20
Men's Soccer 
at UIC
1:00 PM
Chicago, Ill. (Flames Field)
 
Saturday , September 26
Men's Soccer 
at Wright State
6:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio (Rinzler Student Sports Complex)
 
Wednesday, September 30
Men's Soccer 
at Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Madison, Wis. (McClimon Soccer Complex)
 
Saturday , October 03
Men's Soccer 
vs. Belmont
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Saturday , October 10
Men's Soccer 
vs. Detroit
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, October 14
Men's Soccer 
at Milwaukee (Chancellor's Cup)
7:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis. (Engelmann Stadium)
 
Saturday , October 17
Men's Soccer 
vs. Oakland
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Tuesday , October 20
Men's Soccer 
at Western Michigan
3:00 PM
Kalamazoo, Mich. (WMU Soccer Complex)
 
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