Men's soccer off to a strong start
Luther Men’s soccer did all its damage in the first half as it defeated UM-Morris 3-0 on Sept. 1 in St. Joseph, Minn.
Brock Arend (‘14), Saul Rosales (‘13) and Jackson Stalberger (‘13) all scored in the first 36 minutes of this season opener. Oket Dakwa-Agyekum assisted on Arend’s and Rosales’ goals, while Stalberger’s goal was unassisted.
Peter Wright and Tommy Breen combined for the team shut out in front of the nets. Wright played the first half and was credited with one save, while Breen played the final 45 minutes and made two saves.
Following their win against UM- Morris, Luther and St. John’s University played to a 1-1 double overtime draw on Sept. 2.
J W Slauson gave the Norse a 1-0 lead in the 64th minute assisted by Jon Gednalske.
The Johnnies scored in the 83rd minute that sent the match into overtime.
In the overtime periods, St. John’s out shot Luther 5-2. Norse goalkeeper Peter Wright recorded two of his six saves in the extra frames.
Luther returns to action at home on Wednesday, Sept. 5, when it will host St. Olaf College.