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UChicago men’s soccer team earns shutout victory over the University of Rochester 2-0 

For the third-consecutive time this season, the University of Chicago Maroons men’s soccer team earned a shutout. This resulted in a 2-0 road victory over the University of Rochester on Sunday afternoon.

The sixth ranked Maroons (6-1-4 overall, 2-0 UAA) have shut out five opponents this season. The Yellowjackets dropped to 7-4 overall and 0-2 in the University Athletic Association.

Sophomore midfielder Sahil Modi struck the opening blow in the 31st minute of play, scoring off a rebound of his own previous shot. This made the score 1-0. The insurance goal was provided by first-year forward Kameron Bloye in the 81st minute, to account for his third tally of the year. The rookie scored off a 21-yard free kick.

In addition to the Maroons’ offensive success, UChicago outshot Rochester 11-6 overall, while the hosts led corner kicks 2-1.

Junior goalkeeper Aaron Katsimplalis (6-1-4 record) collected four saves for his 19th career shutout.

NEXT GAME: Friday, Oct. 18 @ 7:30 PM (ET) – UChicago at Brandeis University

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Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.

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