Hammond, Ind. -- The Purdue University Calumet men’s soccer team is looking for their fourth straight win as the Peregrines travel to Bridgeview, Ill., for a Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest against Roosevelt University.
The Peregrines (7-5-1, 4-2-1) will take on the first-place Lakers (11-2, 6-0) beginning at 3 p.m. today at Toyota Park.
LAST TIME OUT: Purdue Calumet is coming off a victory over Cincinnati Christian University 4-0 on Oct. 18. Junior Papa Otoo (Bradenton, Fla./Braden River) netted his sixth goal of the season to put the Peregrines on the scoreboard in the 55th minute. Senior Tom Hardy (Heddon-on-the-Wall, England/Newcastle Aviation) had two goals and Cristian Garcia (Whiting, Ind./Clark/South Suburban) picked up the fourth goal of the game to round out the Peregrines' scoring. Freshman keeper Miguel David (Spring Valley, Calif./Bonita Vista) picked up his third shutout of the season in the win.
SCOUTING ROOSEVELT: The Lakers are 6-0 in the CCAC and are tied for first place, with their latest victory a 2-0 decison over Holy Cross College Oct. 18. Evan Trychta scored two goals in the game, as he leads the Lakers with 13 goals, ranked second in the CCAC. Roosevelt has won 11 straight matches.
SERIES HISTORY: Purdue Calumet lost against Roosevelt at home in 2013, 3-1. Cristian Garcia (Whiting, Ind./Clark) scored the goal in the 85th minute. The two teams did not meet up in the Peregrines' inaugural season in 2012.
PEREGRINE LEADER: Otoo leads the Peregrines with six goals and 14 points, while David leads the CCAC in goals against average (0.98) and save percentage (.778).