Men's Soccer Blanked at Saint Louis

Men's Soccer Blanked at Saint Louis

RHODE ISLAND (4-3-2, 1-1-0 A-10)
Starters: Schmidt (GK), Karterud, Kristiansen, Read, Middrup, Benco, Zarokostas, Kolakofsky, Tamburini, Drayer, Akselsen
Substitutes: Gesmundo, Cannon, Maddox, Kawale

SAINT LOUIS (4-3-0, 2-0-0 A-10)
Starters: Schulte (GK), Niece, Klein, Stojanovic, Boyce, Novaes, Keller, Schieffer, Wilkinson, Kidd, Murana
Substitutes: Goyen, Santel, Bruch, Becher

Scoring Summary
83:36 - SLU - Novaes (Klein)

How it Happened
For the first time this season, Rhode Island was held scoreless in a 1-0 loss at Saint Louis Saturday night. The Billikens' defense held Rhody to just seven shots, only two of which were on frame.

SLU finally broke the deadlock in the 83rd minute with Leo Novaes snuck a shot inside the near post off a cross from John Klein. The Rams were unable to get a shot off through the remainder of regulation as Saint Louis held on for the 1-0 win.

Inside the Box Score

  • Rhode Island was limited to just two shots on goal, both of which came from redshirt sophomore Edvin Akselsen.
  • Saint Louis outshot Rhody 10-7 and held a 4-3 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Redshirt junior Stefan Schmidt made five saves for the Rams.
  • The loss snapped Rhody's five-game unbeaten streak.

Up Next
After four straight road games, Rams return home to host Fordham on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.