Flames Fall at Green Bay in Horizon League Tourney, 2-0
Nov. 8, 2011
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The UIC men's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision versus Green Bay in the Horizon League Men's Soccer Quarterfinals at Aldo Santaga Stadium Tuesday night. With the loss, the Flames were eliminated from the postseason tournament.
UIC finishes the 2011 campaign with a 9-7-3 record, including a 3-4-1 mark in conference play. Green Bay improves to 11-6-1, and advances to the Horizon League semifinals, where the Phoenix will face top-seeded Valparaiso at Brown Field on Friday.
Green Bay out-shot the Flames 20-8, and attempted five shots-on-goal. UIC held a 5-3 advantage on corner kicks. Eric Frazier and Joe Radice each took two shots for the Flames, with Josh Beard, Craig Krzyskowski and Frazier each attempting one shot-on-goal.
Green Bay's Sam Krenzien attempted a game-high six shots, and scored the Phoenix's second goal early in the second half (47:14) to add insurance to the 1-0 halftime lead. Luke Goodnetter scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in the 39th minute (38:02) of the first stanza.
UIC's nine-win campaign matches its highest single-season victory output since going 12-4-6 en route to an NCAA Tournament berth in 2008. The Flames are set to return 20 players in 2012, including 13 that saw action in at least six matches this season.