Road Woes For Rebels|
Sept. 17, 2010
GREEN BAY, Wisc. (UNLV - Two quick goals to start the second half by Wisconsin-Green Bay (3-2) sent the UNLV men's soccer (2-3) team to a 2-1 loss on Friday night in the second game of the Green Bay Soccer Classic at Aldo Santaga Stadium.
If was a very evenly played game, with Green Bay holding a 17-16 edge on total shots, while UNLV finished with 10 shots on goal to eight for the Phoenix. The game was decided though in the first five minutes of the second half. UWGB's Sam Krenzien scored just 33 seconds into the second half to put the home team up 1-0. Tony Walls and JC Banks assisted on the score.
The lead for UWGB went to 2-0 in the 49th minute after UNLV was called for a foul in the box, leading to a penalty kick. Walls would convert the PK for the Phoenix.
UNLV closed to within 2-1 in the 64th minute thanks to an own goal from UWGB. Rebel forward Stephen Sifuentes sent a cross into the box that was deflected by defender Josh Bautch into the net. The Rebels kept up the attack, but were not able to come up with the tying score, falling to 1-2 on the road this season.
UNLV's Simon Cook finished with six saves and two goal allowed in the net, while Ryan Wehking posted nine saves and one goal allowed for UWGB.
The Rebels will finish action in the classic on Sunday when it takes on Robert Morris at 10 am (PT).