Riley McGlynn pressures the ball during the Cobbers' 4-0 win over St. Mary's. McGlynn had three goals for CC in the game.

Three Straight!


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MOORHEAD, Minn. (10/03/09)-- Concordia scored early and often and went on to rout St. Mary's 4-0 in Moorhead on Saturday. The 4-0 victory is the biggest of the year for the Cobbers and most lopsided win since last season when CC beat the Cardinals 5-0 in Winona. The win is also the third straight for Concordia and improves their overall record to 5-6-0. They are now 3-3-0 in conference play and in fourth place in the league standings.

The hero of the game for the Cobbers was sophomore forward Riley McGlynn. McGlynn scored three goals on the day and came away with a game-high six shots. McGlynn has now scored five goals against St. Mary's in the past two seasons. He also has a team-leading eight goals on the year and has now scored at least one goal in three straight games and in four of the last five.

McGlynn started the scoring spree just 2:35 into the game. He was able to hit home a shot after a corner kick. Freshman Jared Rice put Concordia up 15 minutes later when he took advantage of a poor clearing attempt and finished off his second goal in as many games.

Concordia held a decided 11-3 advantage in shots in the first half as they carried the play to the Cardinal defense for the entire 45 minutes. SMU did not have a shot on goal in the first period while the Cobbers posted six shots on target.

McGlynn scored a pair of goals in the second half. He added his second of the game at 63:35 when he took a long pass from Marco Riboli and found himself 1-on-1 on the SMU defense. McGlynn put a couple of moves on the defender to free himself for a shot and then fire the ball into the lower right corner of the net.

He finished off the scoring when he was given a gift in the 77th minute. A crossing attempt was sent into the SMU penalty area and McGlynn followed the flight of the ball. The Cardinal goalie came out to catch the ball but accidentally dropped the ball at McGlynn's feet. McGlynn then fired the ball into the open goal before the SMU defense had a chance to cover up.

For the game Concordia outshot St. Mary's 20-9 in total shots and 9-3 in shots on goal. Concordia had a season-high 10 corner kicks on the day.

CC goalie Mads Schmidt made three saves to earn his second shutout of the season. His toughest save came on a breakaway in the 89th minute when he came out and smothered the goal-scoring opportunity. SMU keeper Jon Szafranski had five saves on the day.

The Cobbers will host a non-conference game on Tuesday, Oct. 6 when they square off against UW-Superior at 2 p.m.