Men's Soccer Draws At Army, 0-0
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WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team played 110 scoreless minutes to draw at Army West Point, 0-0. Henry Stutz led the Crusaders with four saves to keep the Black Knights from scoring.
Score: Holy Cross 0 | Army West Point 0
Location: West Point, N.Y. | Malek Stadium at Clinton Field
Date: Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
Time: 2:05 p.m.
Records: Holy Cross (5-8-3, 3-3-2 PL) | Army West Point (8-6-2, 2-4-2 PL)
HOW IT HAPPENED
With rainy weather, the Crusaders and Black Knights battled to a scoreless tie after 110 minutes. Stutz made four saves to keep Army from scoring and led the Crusaders to earn a crucial point in league play.
Despite getting a red card early in the second half, Holy Cross played the remainder of the game down a man and prevented Army from taking the lead.
With the tie, Holy Cross sits alone in fifth place in the Patriot League standings with one league game remaining. The Crusaders have 11 points, putting them just two points behind fourth place Bucknell and one point ahead of sixth-place Colgate. American, Lafayette are still in contention, each with nine points.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Stutz made four saves to Army’s Justin Stoll’s three.
- The Black Knights held the advantage in corners (14-2)
- Army recorded 15 shots and Holy Cross tallied 10.
KOOLMAN ON THE GAME
“Given the weather conditions and the conditions of the field, the boy worked very hard for the point. Standing water on the field made the game very difficult for both teams as the game progressed. Good to come away with a point.”
Holy Cross will play its final regular season game, hosting Lehigh for a 1:05 p.m. kick off on Nov. 4. The game will also honor the six graduating seniors prior to kick off.