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. ( - 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.

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