Phoenix Looks to Go 2-0 on Opening Road Trip

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: September 02, 2011
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Senior Tony Walls is off to a great start for the Phoenix, scoring the team's lone goal in its season opening win

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's soccer team will play its second game in three days when it faces Bradley (3-0) Saturday at 7 p.m. at Shea Stadium in Peoria, Ill. The Braves received votes in the NSCAA national poll are ranked No. 6 in the Midwest Region.

The Phoenix is off to a 1-0 start after a 1-0 win over SIUE Thursday in the Cougars' home opener. SIUE entered the contest receiving votes in the national poll and ranked No. 3 in the Midwest Region. Tony Walls (Wauwatosa, Wis.) scored the lone goal of the contest off a corner kick from Stuart Grable (Neenah, Wis.) in the 73rd minute. The win for Green Bay was also Kris Kelderman's debut as the Green Bay head coach.

OPPONENT: The Braves are off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2000 after opening its season on the road at No. 21 Butler (0-3) with a 4-1 upset victory. Bradley also tallied wins against IPFW (1-2) and most recently against Eastern Illinois (1-1) in its home opener on Thursday.

THE SERIES: Saturday's contest will be the second meeting between the two teams. Last season, the Phoenix hosted Bradley, shutting out the Braves 2-0 at Aldo Santaga Stadium.

FOLLOW THE ACTION: Fans interested in watching the game live can click here. Live stats during the contest can be tracked here.

SCHEDULE
Friday , August 26
Men's Soccer 
at Missouri State
8:30 PM
Springfield, Mo.
 | ESPN3  
Sunday , August 28
Men's Soccer 
at Central Arkansas
2:00 PM
Springfield, Mo.
 
Friday , September 02
Men's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
TBA
Charleston, Ill.
 
Sunday , September 04
Men's Soccer 
vs. Fort Wayne (Welcome Back Students/Orientation)
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , September 10
Men's Soccer 
vs. Wright State (Green Bay Strikers Night)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Tuesday , September 13
Men's Soccer 
at Drake
3:00 PM
Des Moines, Iowa
 
Saturday , September 17
Men's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
 
Saturday , September 24
Men's Soccer 
vs. UIC (FC Wisconsin North Night)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Wednesday, September 28
Men's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
4:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
 
Saturday , October 01
Men's Soccer 
at Cleveland State
6:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Saturday , October 08
Men's Soccer 
at Belmont
6:30 PM
Nashville, Tenn.
 
Tuesday , October 11
Men's Soccer 
at Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Madison, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 15
Men's Soccer 
vs. Valparaiso (Camper Appreciation Night)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 22
Men's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee (Alumni Game/Chancellor's Cup)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
TWC SportsChannel  
Saturday , October 29
Men's Soccer 
at Detroit
12:00 PM
Detroit, Mich.
 
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