Hillcat Men Fall to No. 5 USAO, 4-0
CHICKASHA, Okla. - The Rogers State men’s soccer team registered a 4-0 loss to No. 5 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Sooner Athletic Conference play in Chickasha, Okla. on Tuesday afternoon.
Four different players found the back of the net for USAO in the win as the Drover moved to 8-0-2 on the season with a 2-0 SAC record. They posted a pair of goals in each half with the first goal coming in the 18th minute of play as Luka Rasovic assisted Nicolas Alberto.
Jean Gnapi made it a 2-0 game just 10 minutes later and Rasovic registered his second assist of the afternoon.
In the second half, RSU held the Drovers scoreless until the 81st minute when Stephan Owusu put the ball in the back of the net. Rasovic sealed the game with a goal in the 87th minute.
The Hillcats fired three shots on goal in the game but USAO goalkeeper Bryan Byars kept RSU scoreless and earned the shutout victory.
USAO blasted 28 shots, putting eight of them on frame as Nathan Inger took the loss in goal, making four saves.
Rogers State (5-6, 0-2) will look to bounce back on Friday night as the Hillcats host SAC opponent Mid-America Christian at 8 p.m. The game will be broadcasted live on the Hillcat Network at www.rsuhillcats.com/live.