Gents Can't Extinguish Flames, Fall 8-1
Sunday, October 2, 2005


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Ben Calderara

Brody Sager

James Speed

CHICAGO – The Centenary men’s soccer team dropped their second contest of the weekend, falling 8-1 on the road at Illinois-Chicago.  The Gents were outshot 23-2 as the Flames kept constant pressure on the Centenary defensive backfield and keeper.

 

After giving up four goals in the first half, sophomore Ben Calderara put the Gents (1-8-0) on the board at the onset of the second frame.  His shot from 20 yards out, assisted by Brody Sager, sailed past UIC keeper Rose Cain in the 47th minute.

 

Illinois-Chicago (4-3-1) would respond by putting another four goals past keeper James Speed, the last three against a shorthanded Centenary squad playing a man down after freshman Skye Vergenal was ejected at the 58:12 mark.  Speed would collect 10 saves on the day as the Flames used an extremely aggressive attack which accounted for seven offsides calls.

 

The Gents return home for a four game homestand as they play Mid-Continent Conference foe IUPUI on Saturday before host Ouachita Baptist on Sunday.