Concordia sophomore forward Riley McGlynn scored the second Cobber goal against Gustavus in CC's 3-2 loss against the Gusties


Cobbers Squander Early Lead


1st Half
2nd Half

Box Score

ST. PETER, Minn. (9/20/09)-- For the second straight conference game Concordia squandered a one-goal halftime lead and lost by one. On Sunday the Cobbers scored a pair of goals in the first seven minutes against Gustavus but gave up two goals in the second half and fell 3-2 to the Gusties.

On Wednesday, the Cobbers held a 1-0 lead against Macalester and lost 2-1 and then on Sunday CC had a 2-1 lead over Gustavus and fell 3-2. In both games Concordia gave up goals less than 15 minutes apart in the second period to fall by one.

The loss is the fifth straight for Concordia with four of the five being by one goal. The Cobbers are now 2-5 and 0-3 in the MIAC. Gustavus is unbeaten in their last four games and moves to 4-1-2. They are now 2-0 on MIAC games.

The game featured three goals in the first seven minutes of play. Bret Vander Streek got the Gusties on the board in the first minute of the game. His goal at :57 seconds was his third of the season.

Facing the possibility of getting blown out, the Cobbers responded with a pair of goals of their own and took control of the game. The first CC strike came from Kyle Quimby who hammered home a loose ball in the Gustie penalty area. It was his third goal of the season and tied the game at 3:52. Sophomore forward Riley McGlynn then gave Concordia the lead at 6:47 when he was sent free of the Gusties defense by midfielder Marco Riboli. McGlynn then held off the recovering defender and slotted the ball into the net past Gustavus goalie Luke Strom.

The teams then played the next 51 minutes without scoring a goal. The Gusties seized the game starting at 57:55 when Mark Adams scored the first of his two goals in the game. Adams then added the game winner at 71:12.

Gustavus had the advantage in all statistical categories. The Gusties outshot Concordia 19-7 in totals shots and 12-3 in shots on goal.

Cobber goalie Mads Schmidt had nine saves in the game and Strom made one save gor Gustavus.

The Cobbers will play a non-conference game on Wednesday, Sept. 23 when they play at the University of Bismarck at 6 p.m.