DETROIT, Mich. -- Fresh off of a 2-1 double-overtime victory at No. 4 Indiana Tech, the No. 5 Mustangs hit the road Tuesday (Nov. 6) for an under the lights 7 p.m. matchup versus the top seed Golden Eagles of Cornerstone University.
THE FINAL FOUR
The match reflects one side of the WHAC's semifinal pairings as the conference is down to its final four. On the other side, No. 2 seed Aquinas hosts No. 3 Northwestern Ohio, 2 p.m.
EARLIER THIS SEASON
Tuesday's semifinal contest marks the second meeting of the season between the Golden Eagles and Mustangs. On Oct. 13 at Marygrove, the Mustangs were able to upset the WHAC's No. 1 seed 3-2 in overtime. The win was the first in program history over the Cornerstone men's soccer program.
HEADING INTO THE SEMIS
The Mustangs are in the middle of their longest winning streak of the season after succeeding in their last three outings. Their Oct. 13 win over Cornerstone was a shootout after the Mustangs edged the Golden Eagles, 20-19, in shots. Cornerstone would have the slight advantage in shots on goal, 15-12.
In the regular season contest, the Mustangs attled with the Golden Eagles for nearly 97 minutes of action. Jordan Berry (Dearborn, Mich./Crestwood) would knock in the game-winner in the extra frame. Freshman keeper Christian Bryant (Plymouth, Mich./Southfield Christian) turned away 13 Golden Eagles shots in the earlier meeting.
The defense will look to slow down the Golden Eagle attack and continue their strong postseason play. Tyler Arban (Garden City, Mich./Garden City) is one of many that contributes in the back for the Mustangs.
Tuesday's game will not feature any live feed from the host Golden Eagles. The Marygrove College Athletics facebook and twitter feeds will provide enhanced updates of the semifinal contest beginning at 6:45 p.m.