No. 3 Men's Soccer Falls To No. 6 Butler, 1-0, In BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Head Coach Andy Fleming

Head Coach Andy Fleming

Nov. 12, 2013

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CINCINNATI - The Xavier men's soccer team (10-7-2) dropped its BIG EAST quarterfinal match on Tuesday night with a 1-0 loss to No. 6 Butler (11-7-1) at the XU Soccer Complex. Butler moves on to face No. 2 seed Marquette on Friday in Philadelphia.

Butler’s David Goldsmith scored the game-winning goal for the Bulldogs in the 28th minute. The goal, his 12th of the season came off an assist from Jordan Burt.  Goldsmith buried the shot into the left corner of the goal.

The Musketeers dominated play at times and led the Bulldogs in total shots on the night by a 14-4 count. Xavier also held the advantage in corner kick opportunities. 

The Blue and White will now have to wait to see if they are awarded an at-large bid to NCAA Tournament. The selection show is Monday, Nov. 18 at noon on NCAA.com.