DePaul Hands Men's Soccer 2-0 Loss
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Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Oct. 11, 2003

Box Score

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- - DePaul (5-7-1, 2-2-0 C-USA) got second half goals from forwards Adam Hermsen and Edwin Arreola to defeat Memphis (4-6-1, 1-4-1 C-USA) 2-0 in Conference USA action Saturday at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

After playing a scoreless first half of soccer, DePaul took control of the match by scoring on two of their three second half shots.

Hermsen scored the first in the 59th minute when he stole the ball from Tiger defender J.R. Thomas and beat Memphis keeper Sebastian Vecchio for the 1-0 lead.

The Blue Demons put the game away on Arreola's goal in the 77th minute. Hermsen was credited with the assist.

The Tigers controlled play throughout much of the contest, outshooting DePaul 16-4, but was unable to convert of a single scoring opportunity.

Blue Demon goalie Mike Timlin made one save to earn the shutout win. Vecchio also made one save for Memphis.

"This was a disappointing performance," said head coach Richie Grant. "We created good scoring chances in both halves, but gave up a soft first goal that made the rest of the game difficult for us."

Next up for Memphis will be Lipscomb on Oct. 14 at Echles Field. Game time is set for 7 p.m.



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