Homecoming a Success for Men’s Soccer

The Illinois Tech Men’s Soccer team hosted its annual homecoming match on Saturday, taking on the Archers of Moody Bible. Illinois Tech dominated en route to a 5-0 win.

How it Happened

  • In the eighth minute, Jacob Westerhoff started the scoring for Illinois Tech off a Jonathon Clarke assist.
  • Things picked up again in the 30th minute when Zach Whritenour scored unassisted.
  • In the 32nd minute, the first half scoring was capped off on Justin Knust‘s first collegiate goal. Conner Shaw was credited with an assist on that one.
  • In the second half, Illinois Tech continued to get everyone involved offensively, starting with an unassisted Michael Kaczowka goal in the 48th minute.
  • It was Peter Fouchet‘s turn two minutes later, scoring off a Matthew Beasley pass.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Alex Kern made an outstanding 10 saves in net.
  • Kaczowka, Knust, Westerhoff, Whritenour, and Fouchet tallied the goals.
  • Shaw, Beasley, and Clarke provided the assists

Stats to Know

  • The Scarlet Hawks outshot the Archers 29-16, taking 16 shots in the first half alone.
  • Illinois Tech also attempted an astounding 16 corners.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will play host to Dominican University in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) opener on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by the Illinois Media School.