Men's Soccer Kicks Off Home Slate on Saturday

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
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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Friday , December 09
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
7:00 PM
Brookings, SD
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Thursday , December 15
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Tuesday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Butler
6:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Thursday , December 29
Women's Basketball 
vs. Northern Kentucky (Pepsi Cooler Giveaway)
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Saturday , December 31
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wright State (Festival Foods Family Game)
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Thursday , January 05
Women's Basketball 
at Valparaiso
7:00 PM
Valparaiso, Ind.
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Saturday , January 07
Women's Basketball 
at UIC
3:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
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Wednesday, January 11
Women's Basketball 
vs. Detroit Mercy
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Friday , January 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. Oakland
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Tuesday , January 17
Women's Basketball 
vs. Valparaiso
7:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Saturday , January 21
Women's Basketball 
vs. Milwaukee
1:00 PM
KRESS CENTER
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Thursday , January 26
Women's Basketball 
at Youngstown State
6:00 PM
Youngstown, Ohio
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Saturday , January 28
Women's Basketball 
at Cleveland State
12:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
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Thursday , February 02
Women's Basketball 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
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Saturday , February 04
Women's Basketball 
at Detroit Mercy
12:00 PM
Detroit, Mich.
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