The men prevailed over the Wildcats on Saturday, September 12 in a strong, competitive match with a golden goal in extra time.

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The Spartans jumped out to 4-1 lead before letting the lead slip with less that 12 minutes in the second half. Before matters could get worse in ET, Eduardo Mendes-Maia secured the victory when he took a lengthy shot beyond the box and lofted it over the goalkeeper’s head for the win.The Spartans prevailed in the match with the “golden goal,” 5-4.

By Ryan Rerich

Ryan Rerich, Editor of MBU Timeline, is a senior pursuing a double degree in journalism and communication studies with minors in sport management and public relations. Rerich, from Weimar, Texas, is a member of the golf team and was on the national qualifying team in 2013. Rerich engages himself in the photography aspect of sports, as well as writing and editing stories for the student website in a multitude of topics. In the past, Rerich was an intern at the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis, as well as an intern at the Schulenburg Sticker, a weekly newspaper in South Central Texas. He is currently working in the MBU Writing Lab tutoring students during the school year. When he is not involved in those various activities, he can be found playing intramurals on Wednesdays or possibly playing catch outside of the apartments.