Men's Soccer Knocks Off Seton Hall
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. The DePaul men’s soccer team opened BIG EAST play with a 1-0 win over Seton Hall on Friday afternoon. Steffen Vroom scored in the 10th minute as DePaul snapped a three-match scoreless streak.
Vroom tallied his second goal of the season as he gathered a loose ball in front of the Seton Hall net. He took the ball and sent it to the back of the net for his second game-winning goal of the season.
Seton Hall (4-3-0, 0-1-0 BIG EAST) outshot DePaul, 21-8, but were unable to break the Blue Demon defense and goalkeeper Brian Visser. Visser finished the afternoon with four saves for his third straight shutout. Friday’s game was a 90-minute blank sheet after going 110 minute of scoreless play in the previous two games.
DePaul (2-2-2, 1-0-0 BIG EAST) continues the BIG EAST weekend on the road as they play at Georgetown on Sunday. Kickoff in Washington, D.C. is set for Noon ET at North Kehoe Field.
Game Notes: Brian Visser and the DePaul defense have not allowed a goal in the last 314:50... the last goal allowed was to Penn at 85:10 on Sept. 7... the shutout was the 21st of Visser's career... Steffen Vroom's goal was the fourth of his career... all four goals have been game-winners... Friday's game was the second between the two programs in BIG EAST play... the two sides played to a 2-2 tie in the first meeting on Sept. 18, 2005.