Max Krause
Max Krause

Men's soccer earns first victory of 2019 at BU, 1-0

Holy Cross Athletics   10-02-2019

Box Score

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team claimed its first win of the 2019 season in a 1-0 victory at Boston University. Max Krause capitalized in the 18th minute and Bobby Hurstak recorded his first-career win and clean sheet.

The Crusaders (1-8, 1-2 PL) held the offensive advantage in the opening half, as they recorded six shots to BU’s one. Krause tallied his third of the season on a 15-yard kick in the 18th minute. Matthew Volz recorded his first career assist on the play and the Crusaders went ahead, 1-0.

Holy Cross’ defense held strong in the second half as it faced seven Terrier (0-9-1, 0-3 PL) shots. The Crusaders defended six corner kicks in the final 45 minutes to maintain their first clean sheet of the season.

Koolman on the Game:

“It was tough fight, a battle. It wasn’t easy and in the end it’s about the result. Playing the majority of second half played a man down, the boys showed character and discipline. It was a well-deserved victory. I thought with the fight, we deserved to win and credit to all the boys who played tonight.”

 

Notes & Numbers

  • Bobby Hurstak recorded his first career win and first career shutout.
  • The Crusaders’ win marks the first victory over the Terriers since a 1-0 win in the 2013 season.

 

Up next

The Crusaders return home as they host American on Oct. 6 at 1:00 p.m.

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