Men's Soccer Comes up Short at Detroit, 1-0
Oct. 22, 2011
The Flames move to 7-4-3 on the season, with a 1-2-1 mark in Horizon League play. Detroit upped its record to 5-8-1, picking up its first conference victory (1-3-1) of the season.
UIC posted a 16-11 advantage in the shots department, including a 9-5 advantage in the first half. Ivan Stanisavljevic and Joe Radice each attempted four shots for the Flames, who took four total shots-on-goal.
Detroit's Cameron Roberts scored the game-winner at the 82:31 mark, capitalizing on a successful corner kick by Nate Robinson. The cross also found the feet of Pat Lepera before Roberts put the ball in the back of the net.
UIC goalkeeper Piotr Kikolski played all 90 minutes, making four saves. Detroit net minder Anthony Shepherd was forced to make three stops. There were a combined eight yellow cards handed out in the contest, along with a red card to Robinson in the 85th minute.
The Flames will host Wright State next Wednesday night (Oct. 26) under the lights of Flames Field beginning at 7 p.m. CST. The Raiders (6-5-2, 2-1-1 Horizon) will host Loyola tonight at 6 p.m.