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Offensive Surge Lifts Peregrines Past Fighting Saints, 5-1

October 06, 20151st2ndFinal
Purdue Calumet235
St. Francis (IL)011
PUC18:42Ribeiro, Tulio (Otoo, Papa )
PUC37:42Doepke, Zac (Serna, Ryan )
USFM54:05Surlina, Ivan (Ruiz, Alec )
PUC79:40Ribeiro, Tulio (Monteiro, Nicolau )
PUC86:39Willinger, Matthew (Monteiro, Nicolau )
PUCZendejas, Marco90:0012
USFMGiachetti, Ryan18:4422
USFMVasquez, Brian71:1637
Stats at a GlancePUCUSFM
Shots (on Goal)27 (14) 11 (3)
Corner Kicks80
Yellow Cards01
Offensive Surge Lifts Peregrines Past Fighting Saints, 5-1
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Offensive Surge Lifts Peregrines Past Fighting Saints, 5-1

HAMMOND, Ind. – The Purdue University Calumet Men’s Soccer team used an offensive surge to lift them past Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe University of St. Francis (Ill.) Tuesday night.

The Peregrines (8-1-1, 4-1, CCAC) used two goals in the first half to give the Black and Gold a 2-0 lead heading in to the break over the Fighting Saints (2-10, 0-6 CCAC).

Sophomore Forward Tulio Ribeiro (Itajuba, Brazil/Colegio Sagrado Coracao de Jesus) recorded his first goal of the season in the 19th minute on a pass from Papa Otoo (Bradenton, Fla./Braden River), followed by sophomore Zac Doepke (Troy, Mich./Troy) who also tallied his first season goal on a ball by Ryan Serna (Highland, Ind./Highland), giving the Peregrines a 2-0 lead heading in to the break.

After the Fighting Saints notched a goal to put USF within one, 2-1, in the 57th minute, the Peregrines would get some help on a Fighting Saint own goal to give Purdue Calumet a 3-1 advantage.

 Ribeiro would tally his second goal of the match, followed by Matthew Willinger’s (Haubstadt,Ind./Gibson Southern) first career goal, helping solidify the Peregrines 5-1 victory.

Junior midfielder Nicolau Monteiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/IBMEC) registered 2 assists while keeper Marco Zendejas notched two saves in 90 minutes for his first career win for the Peregrines.

The Black and Gold outshot the Fighting Saints 27-11, with 14 of those shots being on goal.

The Peregrines will be back in action Saturday, Oct. 10, as they host Judson University in a CCAC contest. The match is set to start at 2:30 p.m at Dowling Park’s Pepsi Field.