(Ann Arbor, MI) – Concordia men's soccer hosted Aquinas for their WHAC conference opener on Saturday afternoon. Both teams battled to a scoreless tie in the first half, but the Saints pulled away on offense in the second half for a 5-0 win.
Kyri Wixom played a complete game in goal, recording 7 saves. Wixom notched a save in the 4th minute and the Cardinal defense weathered several Aquinas corner kicks. Concordia generated several chances on offense when Alexander Valencia fired a shot just wide of the net and took 2 corner kicks. Chandler Wilson fired a shot in goal in the final minute of the half, but the score remained 0-0.
Aquinas broke the tie in the 48th minute and went on to add 4 more goals in the second half. Raul Elizondo took a corner kick in the 62nd minute and later fired a shot high of the goal. Chandler Wilson added a shot attempt just to the left of the goal, but Aquinas claimed the 5-0 win as time expired.
Concordia will remain at home this Wednesday, September 28 to host Indiana Tech at 1pm.