Vikings News
News Photo
Photo Credit: Doug Wells
Men's Soccer - Sat, Oct. 7, 2017
(RV)Grand View
(9)MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS – Grand View men's soccer upset No. 9 MidAmerica Nazarene Saturday evening at Pioneer field 1-0.  The Vikings advance to a 7-3-2 record overall and 4-1-1 in conference play while the Pioneers move to a 7-3-1 and 3-2-1 in Heart.

The game was a back a forth battle between teams with over 30 shots collectively throughout the game. After 45 minutes of play, neither team could find the back of the net, entering halftime scoreless.

The Vikings were able to capitalize off a free kick award to them in the 71st minute of play. Mattia Giangrande (SO/Cisterna Di Latina, Italy) scored his second goal this season for the Vikings after being awarded a free kick in the Viking offensive half.

Alexander Macgregor recorded five saves for the Vikings in goal. Simone Raiola (JR/Triuggio, Italy) led the Vikings offensively with three shots.

The Vikings are in action again Wednesday, October 11 against No. 20 Benedictine College in Des Moines. Kickoff is set for 7:30 pm 

M - Soccer
Overall HAAC Streak
9-4-2 (.667) 6-2-1 (.722) Won 2