Beloit Defeats Men’s Soccer on Homecoming

The Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks hosted Beloit College for a Homecoming game on September 16. Despite a large possession advantage, the Scarlet Hawks fell to the Buccaneers 2-0.

How it Happened

  • In the eighth minute, Jose Gutierrez fired a beautiful free kick from about 35 yards out, finding the back of the net in the top left corner to put Beloit up 1-0.
  • Gutierrez’s shot was just one of four attempted by the Bucs in the first half, as Illinois Tech outshot the opponent 13-4. However, the score was still 1-0 Beloit heading to halftime.
  • The second half was more of the same, as Illinois Tech held a 9-3 shot advantage in the 45 minutes.
  • Beloit capitalized on another one of its limited chances, scoring in the 88th minute to ice the match.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

Stats to Know

  • The final shot count was 22-7 in favor of Illinois Tech, 10-5 on net.
  • Jere Bauer made 10 saves for Beloit.
  • Illinois Tech was active on corners, outdoing Beloit 13-1 in the category.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will host St. Mary’s (Minnesota) on Wednesday, September 20 at 6 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.