MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team picked up a nonconference win over an NCAA Division II opponent Saturday afternoon when it beat South Dakota School of Mines & Technology 2-0 at the Pepsi Cola Complex in Mitchell.
The Tigers are now 3-10-1 overall. Saturday also marked the first time in the past four games the outcome of the game has been decided in regulation for Dakota Wesleyan, which has played in six overtime games this season.
Chaz Foss scored the first goal of the game and the eventual game winner for the Tigers 38 minutes into the game on a bad kick from the South Dakota Tech goalie. Nick Sterling added the Tigers’ second goal in the second half on assists from Jose Lopez and Daniel Iverson.
Dakota Wesleyan had 16 shots compared to Tech’s nine. DWU goalie Manny Paravolos made five saves to pick up the shutout for the Tigers.
Dakota Wesleyan returns to Great Plains Athletic Conference play Tuesday, Oct. 16, when it travels to Sioux City, Iowa, to take on Morningside College at 8 p.m. The Tigers are back at home Saturday, Oct. 20, when they host Midland University.