Men’s Soccer Falls in NACC Opener

The Illinois Tech men’s soccer team hosted Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) power Dominican on Wednesday night. The Scarlet Hawks hung close, falling to the Stars 1-0.

How it Happened

  • After an Illinois Tech chance was turned away on a Matthew Beasley shot, the Stars scored courtesy of Jonathan Hernandez to go up 1-0 in the 20th minute.
  • The Scarlet Hawks managed to have a few scoring chances down the stretch, with Beasley attempting three first-half shots. However, the 1-0 lead for the Stars held at halftime.
  • Dominican was able to generate some more chances in the second half, but Alex Kern made some nice saves in net.
  • However, Illinois Tech’s offense was stifled, being held to just two shots in the second half.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Beasley attempted three shots, all in the first half.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will host Edgewood College on Saturday, September 28 at 4:30 p.m. in another NACC match. Live audio, video, and stats will be available, with the live audio powered by Illinois Media School.