It was an emotional Saturday afternoon for the Eureka men’s soccer team as six seniors took the pitch for the final time as Red Devils.The Red Devils held their own at Fontbonne on Saturday, but the Griffins came away with a 3-0 victory to end EC’s season.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Despite the Eureka men's soccer team's improved play in the second half, St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference-leading Iowa Wesleyan asserted their dominance and proved too much to overcome as the Red Devils fell 8-0.
EUREKA – The Eureka College Department of Athletics will host a 2019 recruit day for prospective student-athletes on Saturday, Nov. 9 in conjunction with Eureka College Family Day and the Red Devils’ home football game versus Concordia Wisconsin. The event, open to both high school students and college transfer students, will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. in the Reagan Athletic Complex.
GREENVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka women’s soccer team held Greenville scoreless for 42 minutes and only trailed the Panthers by one goal at halftime on Friday night. However, the home team still managed to amass seven goals by the end of the match and came away with a 7-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win.
EUREKA – The Eureka men’s soccer team didn’t make it easy on MacMurray Wednesday afternoon, but despite a close battle, the Highlanders came away with a 1-0 victory over the Red Devils in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
EUREKA — The Webster men's soccer team struck twice in less than a three-minute span in the first half, and pulled away in the second to hand Eureka a 7-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season-opening loss on Saturday.
DUBUQUE, Iowa —Trailing Emmaus 3-0, Eureka men’s soccer coach Dwain Barker asked his team how it wanted to be remembered. In the next 45 minutes, the Red Devils provided an answer, becoming the first team in program history to overcome a three-goal deficit with a 4-3 victory over the Eagles.
GREENVILLE, Ill. – Eureka senior James Bowen (Homer Glen, Ill./Seneca H.S.) has been selected to the All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Third Team, Commissioner Dr. Dick Kaiser announced Saturday at the SLIAC Tournament in Greenville, Ill. Bowen, who was also an All-SLIAC pick as a freshman in 2015, scored a team-best nine goals in 2018.
CARLINVILLE, Ill. – Michael Hansen (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.) scored 92 seconds into the match, Cole Collins (Paris, Ill./Paris H.S.) delivered insurance in the final five minutes and Moises Aldana (Spring Valley, Ill./Hall H.S.) kept a clean sheet in goal to lift Eureka to a 2-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory at Blackburn, Tuesday night in Carlinville, Ill. The win was the Red Devils’ fifth shutout of 2018, EC’s most in a season in program history.
EUREKA – Eureka held St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference heavyweight Webster scoreless through more than 43 minutes Saturday afternoon at Traister Field, but the visiting Gorloks broke a scoreless tie on Isaac Pearson’s 44th-minute goal and added four more goals in the second half for a 5-0 league win over the Red Devils.
ELSAH, Ill. – Diego Cintora (Watseka, Ill./Watseka H.S.) and Michael Hansen (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.) scored second-half goals in Tuesday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match at Principia, but the Panthers scored eight times in the first 60 minutes of the match to down Eureka, 8-2.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Eureka College men’s soccer team’s shutout streak ended at 202:53 and its win streak ended at two in Saturday’s 6-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference defeat at Spalding in Louisville, Ky.
EUREKA – A 21st-minute own goal held up as the match winner, James Bowen (Homer Glen, Ill./Seneca H.S.) tallied his 36th career goal in the 47th minute and Moises Aldana (Spring Valley, Ill./Hall H.S.) earned his fourth shutout of 2018, allowing the Eureka College men’s soccer team to secure a 2-0 non-conference win over Lincoln Christian, Thursday night at McKinzie Field. The victory has given the Red Devils back-to-back shutout wins for the first time since September 2015.