UNIVERSITY CENTER -- The Cardinal Men's Soccer team posted its seventh shutout of the 2018 season on Friday (Sep. 28) afternoon, defeating the Purdue Northwest Pride by a final score of 3-0 at SVSU's Braddock Field.
Walker got the scoring started at the 18:41 marker, using a feed from Brian Sockow through the middle to give the home squad a 1-0 advantage.
The score carried over into the halftime break, with SV posting eight shots to the Pride's one.
Hamilton's score came in the first minute of action in the second half, as he took a shot off a pass from Azaad Liadi, pushing the lead to 2-0.
Inside the Boxscore
- SVSU had nine shots on goal, Hamilton earning four, Alex Gloshen, Omar Sinclair, Liadi, Travers and Walker, earning one each.
- Lukas Betz (7-1-2) got the win in goal as part of a solid defensive effort once again.
- Travers and Walker's goals where their third of the season, while Hamilton earned his fourth on the year.
- This victory keeps SVSU on top of the GLIAC standings.
From Head Coach Andy Wagstaff...
"Today I thought we showed some real quality at times and managed to get the goals that we deserved. PNW were coming off two good away wins so their confidence was high and they are a good team. We were playing our 5th game in 10 days which is very tough on these lads. However, they managed to show strength and character and come through that challenge exceptionally well and now need to recover and prepare for NMU on Friday."
The Cardinals will head on the road for the remainder of regular season play, taking on Northern Michigan on Friday, Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m.
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