Men's Soccer Kicks Off Home Slate on Saturday

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Release: September 06, 2013
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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 (Alumni Day)
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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