MUSTANG SPORTS REPORT: Nov. 5, 2012

MOVIN’ ON! MEN’S SOCCER ADVANCES TO SEMIS ON OVERTIME GOAL
The incredible ride that is the 2012 Men’s Soccer season will continue after the Mustangs toppled the fourth seed Warriors of Indiana Tech, 2-1, in 2OT. The win sends the No. 5 Mustangs to the semi-final round of action.

Saturday’s (Nov. 3) under the lights quarterfinal match featuring the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference No. 4 and No. 5 seeds lived up to its expectations as the closely-seeded teams battled for over 100 minutes of soccer before the contest could be decided.

In the first half, WHAC First Team All-Conference member Jordan Berry (Dearborn, Mich./Crestwood) put the Mustangs on top,1-nil, on a sliding goal assisted from WHAC Newcomer of the Year, Abdoullie Jallow (Bansang, The Gambia/Rust).

Both players would connect again as Berry knocked home the game-winning goal in the second overtime period.

With the win, the No. 5 Mustangs will travel to take on conference No. 1 seed Cornerstone University, Tuesday at 7:00pm.

We will have enhanced live twitter updates throughout Tuesday night’s game (@MarygroveSports).

For the latest links to live coverage, please visit www.MARYGROVEMUSTANGS.com.

CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES IN FIRST WHAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Seniors Anthony Butler and Shana DeVoe culminated their NAIA cross country careers with solid showings at the 2012 WHAC Championships in Grand Rapids over the weekend. Both still have an opportunity to bring home gold despite not qualifying for NAIA nationals. This week, Butler and DeVoe will head to Lake Placid, New York, for the 2012 USCAA National Championship Meet. The senior runners both feature times that put them in the mix for a national championship.

For the latest updates, please visit: www.MARYGROVEMUSTANGS.com

THIS WEEK IN MUSTANG ATHLETICS
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Women’s Basketball @ Detroit-Mercy – 7:00pm – Detroit, Mich.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
WHAC Semifinals: Men’s Soccer @ Cornerstone – 7:00pm – Grand Rapids, Mich. (WHAC PLAYOFFS)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
WHAC Playoffs First Round: Women’s Volleyball @ Northwestern Ohio – 6:00pm – Lima, Ohio (WHAC PLAYOFFS)
Men’s Basketball @ Saginaw Valley State – 7:00pm – University Center, Mich.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Men’s JV Basketball @ Purdue-Calumet – 5:00pm – Hammond, Ind.
Men’s Basketball @ Purdue-Calumet – 7:00pm – Hammond, Ind.
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country @ 2012 USCAA National Championships – Lake Placid, New York

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
HOME GAME: Women’s Basketball v. Kuyper College – 1:00pm – Ford Field House – Highland Park, Mich.

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