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Men’s soccer gets second chance at Seton Hall in the Grand East semi-finals on Thursday – Creighton University Athletics

Men’s soccer gets second chance at Seton Hall in the Grand East semi-finals on Thursday – Creighton University Athletics

Boyds, Maryland – After a 2-1 win over Xavier in the BIG EAST quarterfinals on Sunday, Creighton’s men’s soccer team had another chance on Thursday, November 10 as they face Bluejays Seton Hall in the semifinals at 3:00 PM (CT).




Series history: Creighton leads Seton Hall, 5-3-1

Creighton and Seton Hall meet for the first time after a heated game at South Orange earlier this season. The Bluejays and Pirate faced off nine times prior to Wednesday. The host team demanded seven out of nine meetings. The only road win in the series came in 2015 as the Bluejays won 4-2 at South Orange.

Result discount date

October 26, 2013 * at Seton Hall L, 2-3
Oct 4, 2014 *vs Seton Hall W, 3-2
September 26, 2015 *at Seton Hall W, 4-2
Sep 17, 2016 * vs Seton Hall W, 1-0
September 23, 2017 * at Seton Hall L, 0-2
September 29, 2018 * vs Seton Hall W, 1-0
October 4, 2019 *at Seton Hall L, 0-1
October 23, 2021 * vs Seton Hall W, 3-1
October 15, 2022 * at Seton Hall T, 1-1

* = Great East

First meeting summary: Creighton 1, Seton Hall 1 (October 15, 2022)

Having fought a goalless battle midway through the second half, the Bluejays snatched 1-0 in the 74th minute. Alfie Pope scored the first goal, converting flawless passes from Diego Dutelly And the Miguel Ventura. But Seton Hall took a penalty kick just 25 seconds ago. The Pirates turned their late chance into a 1-1 draw.

Scout Creighton (6-4-6, 3-3-4 BIG EAST)

In the first round of the 2022 BIG EAST Championship, Creighton defeated Xavier 2-1 in Cincinnati on Saturday. Bluejays lead 1-0 in the first half with a penalty kick for second-year students Giorgio Probo and two minutes later the equalizer in the 64th minute, junior. Duncan McGuire Put Creton Forever.

McGuire’s game-winning goal was his fifth consecutive game with a goal score, becoming the first Bluejay to achieve the feat since Mike Tranchilla (six in a row) did so late in the 2001 season. McGuire, who has now scored in eight of his last nine games For Creighton, he leads the team and the Big East in goals (14) and points (30).

great goalkeeper Paul Cross He scored six saves in a first-round win, his second highest this season while his 0.857 savings percentage was his second highest in a game of the year.

Scout Hall Seton (7-2-7, 4-1-5 BIG EAST)

Seton Hall earned the No. 2 seed and first round in the BIG EAST Championship after finishing the regular season 4-1-5 in multiplayer. Second place is the Pirates’ best since winning the league title in 1991, and 17 points in 10 games at BIG EAST is the most since they finished the season with 21 points in 2006. Their loss of the season came against Portland No. 25 and No. 17 Georgetown.

The Pirates have played with their opponents at the end of the season, winning by one goal in all of their four conference victories. Seton Hall scored twice in a 90-minute penalty shootout, including a 1-1 regular-season draw at home against Creighton on 15 October. The Buccaneers entered the Big East Championship with six goals in total/win matches in 70 minutes or later.

Leading Seton Hall’s attacking senior is Quenzi Huerman, who leads time in goals, assists, and points (7, 4, and 18). Great goalkeeper Hannes Ronholmen has allowed 15 goals in as many matches and has held the program’s history with the second best mark out of six times.

McGuire reaches a point unseen in over 20 years

junior Duncan McGuire He finished the regular season with four goals in the most number of conference matches. He continued that streak in the post-season, scoring the match-winner against Xavier in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship, becoming the first Blues to score in five consecutive games since Mike Tranchilla scored in six consecutive goals during the 2001 season (October 21-October 21). November 11, 2001).


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