Men's soccer set for pair of weekend matches



The Wisconsin mens soccer team heads to Milwaukee this weekend to close out the tournament portion of its schedule with a pair of games against Cal State Northridge and Binghamton in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Classic.

The Badgers play Cal State Northridge Friday at 5 p.m. and then face Binghamton at noon on Sunday. Live stats for each game can be accessed sportid=122"> --> here .

Northridge started the season with a 1-0 loss to Georgetown, but has since won three straight against Alabama A&M, CSU Bakersfield and UNLV. Cameron Sims and Moy Gomez lead the Matadors with two goals each this season.

Numerous upperclassmen return for Northridge from the Matadors 7-7-6 team last season, including senior goalkeeper Kevin Guppy, who holds the schools all-time records in wins (29) and shutouts (21.5).

The Badgers enter the game against Northridge ranked No. 21 from Soccer America with a 3-0-1 record. Wisconsin beat then-No. 20 Santa Clara 1-0 in overtime on Sept. 5, and won the Middleton Sports & Fitness Invitational by scoring a 3-3 tie with Dayton on Sept. 7.

Junior athid=5964&deptid=122"> --> Pablo Delgado leads the Badgers with six points off two goals and two assists on the season. Wisconsin has seen a four-point contribution from both athid=5596&deptid=122"> --> Scott Lorenz (2 goals) and three points by athid=6004&deptid=122"> --> Brandon Miller (1 goal, 1 assist), as well

On Sunday, the Badgers will finish their tournament play against Binghamton, which holds a 2-1-1 record this season. Scott Zobre, Liam Carson, and Darren McAllister lead the Bearcats with four points each this year.

All games of the 35th-annual Panther Classic will be played at Engelmann Field in Milwaukee. For more on this weekend's games, check out This Week in Badger Men's Soccer, available sportid=122&storyid=14945"> --> here .


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