After clinching at least a tie for the Horizon League title and clinching the number one seed and chance to host the HL Tournament, the Wright State men’s soccer team will play its regular-season finale at Valparaiso Friday at 7 pm.
Wright State: The Raiders, 10-5-2 and 6-1-1, have posted a 7-2-1 record over the last 10 games. This marks the first-time ever that WSU men’s soccer has won a league title and the first-time ever that WSU has hosted a league men’s tournament. Senior Peguy Ngatcha (10g, 3a) continues to lead the team while Eric Lynch has 15 points (5g, 5a). Sophomore Jackson Dietrich has collected eight assists. Joel Sundell has played much of the time in the nets and holds a goals against average of 0.90.
Valparaiso: The Crusaders, 10-4-3 and 4-2-2, currently are tied for third with Cleveland State at 14 points, two points behind UIC. Valpo has had back to back 5-0 wins over Northern Kentucky and IUPUI. WSU won last year’s game 3-1 in Dayton. Isaiah Madrid leads VU with 25 points (10g, 5a) while Nico Campbell plays the nets with a goals against average of 0.94.
Looking Ahead: After a bye in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament, the remaining four teams will come WSU’s Alumni Field. The semifinals will be played at 4 pm and 7 pm on November 10 and the championship at 6 pm on November 12.