Men's Soccer, Sports

Men’s soccer back on winning track after home victory

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Bouncing back from an 8-2 loss to Carthage last Sunday, Wartburg (3-5-1) never trailed in a 3-2 victory against UW-Whitewater (4-3-1) Sunday.

The Knights led 2-0 at halftime after goals from Zubeen Azari in the second minute and Brandon Cook in the 21st minute.

Kody Mjelde cut the Wartburg lead in the half in the 63rd minute but Cook responded with his second goal of the day 14 minutes later.

Logan Fye scored on a penalty kick for UW-Whitewater in the 79th minute but the Knights held on for a 3-2 victory.

Wartburg will face two IIAC opponents this week including Simpson (8-4, 1-0) Thursday at 8 p.m. in Indianola and Coe (4-7-1, 1-1) Saturday at home at 7 p.m.

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