Sandburg Men’s Soccer Stays Hot With Win Over Kishwaukee

Oct. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team won its third straight game and eighth in its last nine matches with a 3-1 Region IV Champions Division victory over Kishwaukee on Wednesday at Kleine Equipment Field.

 

The Chargers (9-3, 4-1) got on the board when freshman Jake Kirchoff-Sleet scored following a throw-in from freshman Jalen Jones. Sandburg, which outshot the Kougars 14-6, took a 2-0 lead into intermission after sophomore Jesse Bathelt chipped one in in the final minute of the first half.

 

Freshman Lawson Crider scored after taking a pass from sophomore Manfred Gonzalez for a 3-0 Sandburg advantage in the 53rd minute. Jose Martinez netted the lone goal for Kishwaukee (4-11) when he lofted a shot from 30 yards out over the head of keeper Collin Jeffcoat in the 70th minute.

 

Sandburg returns to action at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kankakee for another division match.

 

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Jake Kirchoff-Sleet