Enna’s Golden Goal Lifts Drake Men’s Soccer Over Valpo In MVC Tournament

first_img Preview Live Stats vs. Loyola 11/9/2018 – 3 p.m. PDF Box Score EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A golden goal from Drake University’s Steven Enna (Overland Park, Kan.) in the 105th minute pushed the Drake men’s soccer team past Valparaiso, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.Enna’s gamewinner in the second overtime came off a feed from Alex Peterson (St. Cloud, Minn.) that Enna collected, turned and fired past the keeper from the top of the 6-yard box. The goal capped a dominating performance from Enna that included eight shots, four of them on frame, from the senior. Drake (7-6-3) scored first and early with a header from Leroy Enzugusi (Marion, Iowa) in the fourth minute of action. Lucas Bartlett (Overland Park, Kan.) delivered a cross into the box that Valpo keeper Nacho Miras was unable to corral and Enzugusi promptly headed the ball into goal for his eighth score of the season.Valpo (5-8-4) tied the match in the 37th minute on a goal from Tyler Curylo that was scored off a deflected save of a shot from Adan Garcia. The shot was one of only seven that Valpo put on target that was not stopped by Drake keeper Jared Brown. Miras made eight stops in goal for Valpo.Drake held a 21-15 advantage in shots behind Enna’s playmaking up front. The Bulldogs advance to face No. 2 seed Loyola Friday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m. in Evansville’s Arad McCutchan Stadium. The semifinal match will be broadcast on ESPN+.Drake last played in a MVC Championship semifinal in 2015 when it defeated Bradley. 2015 was the last time the Bulldogs captured an MVC Tournament championship. Print Friendly Version Full Schedule Roster Photo Gallery Story Links Next Game: ESPN+ Watch Livelast_img