Fri, Oct. 29, 2004 - [Men's Soccer]
CHICAGO - Freshman forward Tim Engel (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) scored a goal and tallied an assist to lead the Saint Xavier University men's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over University of St. Francis (Ill.) in quarterfinal action of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Tournament Friday at SXU Stadium in Chicago. With the win, the Cougars improve to 12-5-3 overall and advance to the semifinals on Wednesday, November 3, to take on Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. Game time has yet to be determined.
After a scoreless first half, SXU got on the scoreboard in the 55th minute when junior midfielder Marek Podczerwinski (Summitt, Ill./Moraine Valley CC) found Engel open for the goal. The Cougars got some insurance in the 88th minute of regulation when senior defender James Peska (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) scored SXU's second goal of the day off an assist from Engel. Senior goalkeeper Enrique Orejel (Chicago, Ill./Curie) finished with two saves for Saint Xavier en route to the shutout victory.