No. 16 WashU Suffers Second-Straight Loss on Road

No. 16 WashU Suffers Second-Straight Loss on Road

Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 2, 2017 – The No. 16-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's soccer team stepped out of conference play and suffered a 3-1 loss at Oglethorpe University Monday in Atlanta.

Oglethorpe won its third-straight contest to improve to 7-2-1, while WashU fell to 6-2-1.

The Stormy Petrels recorded six of the first seven shots of the contest, and took the lead in the 27th minute on a penalty kick by Gabriel Alvarez. Oglethorpe scored another goal in the 50th minute to make it 2-0.

WashU cut the lead in half in the 59th minute after freshman Cole Schmitz found the back of the net with an assist from junior Kyle Perez. The goal for Schmitz was his second of the season.

Junior Camilo Haller nearly tied it in the 70th minute when his shot hit the post.

The Stormy Petrels scored an insurance goal by Marshall Topher in the 83rd minute to round out the scoring.

Oglethorpe outshot WashU 22-9 and had a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks. Senior goalkeeper Colin McCune (6-2-1) made six saves in the loss.

WashU hosts Rochester (6-2-2, 0-1 UAA) on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m.

BEAR NOTEBOOK: This was the first meeting in school history … WashU has been outshot the last two contests … Oglethorpe was called for five yellow cards, and the teams combined for 38 fouls.