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Men’s Soccer Team Unsuccessful in Tourney Bid

CHICAGO, IL (November 15, 2010) – The North Park University men’s soccer team bowed out of the NCAA Division III national tournament with a 2-0 loss to UW-Oshkosh in Wisconsin Saturday night.UW-Oshkosh scored both of its goals in the first half, the first coming on a penalty kick in the 27th minute and the second coming in the 29th minute.

North Park out-shot Oshkosh 11-8, but the hosts had eight shots on goal to the Vikings’ three.

The Vikings finish the season with a 13-5-2 record, the most wins in a season under 12th year coach John Born and earned their first-ever NCAA tournament win in the first round. The Vikings defeated Hope College 1-0 on Friday night.

About the Author

  • Marianne Peters is a freelance writer, master gardener, and environmental educator. She lives in Plymouth, Indiana with her husband, two teenage daughters, and two mischievous ginger cats called Fred and George (after the Weasley twins of Harry Potter fame). From 2008-2013 she wrote the Creation Care column for Covenant Companion magazine. In 2011, her family decided to downsize by half, a decision that led to the publication of her book Declutter for Good: Share Your Life and Reclaim Your Life. She blogs about green living and gardening at www.freshwordswriting.com.

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