OMAVS.com – The Omaha men’s soccer team advanced to the Summit League title game for the first time in program history after defeating Eastern Illinois, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon at CIBER Field in Denver, Colo.
With the win, the Mavericks improved to 10-4-4 on the season, while the Panthers end their season at 5-12-1.
Alihodzic, the Summit League’s Offensive Player of the Year, scored his ninth goal of the season off a free kick from 25 yards out.
Ibisevic extended Omaha’s first half lead over the Panthers to 2-0 when he headed home a cross from Mark Moulton.
Noor Hamadi’s header in the 62nd minute put the Mavericks ahead, 3-0.
Eastern Illinois was able to get on the scoreboard in the 74th minute. Jonathan Huerta’s free kick from 25 yards out beat Omaha goalkeeper Joseph Ghitis to make the score 3-1.
A complete match recap will be posted on OMAVS.com later this evening.
Watch Party Information
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to cheer on the UNO Men's Soccer Team as they compete in the Summit League Tournament. Please join us in the MBSC Ballroom at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 12 to watch our Mavericks fight in the championship!
There will be free food and prizes! This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.