USI Stumbles At Drury To Open Road Trip


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – University of Southern Indiana Men’s Soccer started its road trip to Missouri with a 3-1 loss at Drury University Friday afternoon Springfield, Missouri. The Eagles move to 5-6-0 overall and 4-5-0 in the GLVC, while the Panthers are to 6-4-2, 6-1-2 GLVC, after today action.

USI fell behind in the first five minutes when Drury got on the board at 4:15 into the match. The Panthers would hold that 1-0 lead through the intermission and in the final 45 minutes when they upped the margin to 2-0 at 64:16.

The Eagles cut the deficit in half at 75:25 when freshman forward Zach Schoenstein (Evansville, Indiana) found the back of the net to make the score, 2-1. Schoenstein has assisted on his team-high tying sixth goal of the season by sophomore midfielder Brian Winkler (Philpot, Kentucky).

Drury regained the two-goal advantage in the final minute and sealed the 3-1 victory.

USI concludes its visit to Missouri Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with a visit to Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.

SBU, which plays the University of Indianapolis later this evening, starts this week’s action in search of its first victory with a 0-10-0 overall mark, 0-8-0 GLVC. The Bearcats trail in the all-time series to USI, 2-0-0, since joining the GLVC in 2019.