Gary, Ind. The Holy Cross College men’s soccer team returned to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play this evening when they traveled to Indiana University Northwest. Gabe Nyenka gave Holy Cross a 1-0 lead with a goal coming in the 13th minute. In the 34th minute, Cliff Brown added another HC goal and the game would enter halftime with a 2-0 score. Two quick goals in the second half, by Erick Zelaya and Gabe Nyenka gave HC the 4-0 lead. The Saints poured in the goals in the second half as they would cruise to the 10-1 victory. With the win, Holy Cross moves to 7-5-2 and 4-4-2 in CCAC play, while IUNW stands at 1-12-1 and 0-11.


Score: Holy Cross defeated IUNW 10-1

Records: Holy Cross (7-5-2) | IUNW (1-12-1)

Location: Crown Point Sportsplex | IU Northwest | Gary, Ind.



13′ | Gabe Nyenka (HC) assisted by Martin Von Thun

34′ | Cliff Brown (HC) assisted by Victor Sellu

58′ | Erick Zelaya (HC) assisted by Elmin Ejup

60′ | Gabe Nyenka (HC) unassisted

63′ | Gabe Nyenka (HC) assisted by Cliff Brown

66′ | Cliff Brown (HC) assisted by Martin Von Thun

66′ | Erick Zelaya (HC) assisted by Kamoy Creary

71′ | David Ross (HC) assisted by Erick Zelaya

71′ | Juan Perez (HC) assisted by David Ross

75′ | Angel Diaz (IUNW) unassisted

81′ | Jeffrey Harper (HC) assisted by Martin Von Thun



Claudio Fuentealba recorded two saves in net

Gabe Nyenka recorded a hat trick with three goals

Martin Von Thun had three assists in the match

Holy Cross outshot IUNW 34-4 in the win



The Saints return to action Saturday, October 23 when host Calumet College of St. Joseph for another CCAC matchup. Kickoff set for 2:00pm EST.