ST. LOUIS – Freshman midfielder Eric Jordan scored his second collegiate goal in the 35th minute, but the Saint Joseph’s men’s soccer team fell to Saint Louis, 4-1, in Atlantic 10 action on Sunday afternoon at Robert R. Hermann Stadium. The Hawks now stand at 3-8-5 overall and 1-5-0 in conference action.
Down 1-0 at the 34:40 mark, Saint Joseph’s senior defender Brian Reynolds found Jordan, who sent the equalizer into the back of SLU’s net. Reynolds earned his first collegiate point with the assist as the Hawks evened out the score at one goal apiece.
Saint Louis (10-4-2, 4-0-2 A-10) would then see Robert Kristo add two more Billiken goals in the 44th and 54th minute to give SLU a 3-1 lead with 36:44 remaining in regulation.
The Billikens would add another tally in the 84th minute to extend their lead 4-1. SLU’s Jon Roeckle found Adnan Gabeljic, who dribbled toward the middle of SJU’s defensive territory and found the back of SJU’s net.
For the game, Saint Louis held an 11-6 advantage in shots and a 7-2 edge in shots on goal. Saint Louis was called for 12 of the match’s 22 fouls and owned a dominating 8-0 advantage in corner kicks.
Saint Joseph’s sophomore midfielder Tim Lazorko and Jordan landed SJU’s two shots on goal. Jordan took a team-high two shots on the afternoon.
Redshirt senior goalkeeper Andrew D’Ottavi (3-8-5, 1-5-0 A-10) made three saves in the 75th, 80th, and 81st minute in a full 90:00.
Saint Joseph’s will conclude its regular season with a pair of road matches next weekend. The Hawks will first head to George Washington this Friday, November 8. Start time at the GW Soccer Field in scheduled for 1:00 p.m.