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Southwest Missouri State Spoils Valpo's Season Opener

Friday, August 29, 2003

Jamal Sutton scored twice for Southwest Missouri State on Friday evening as the visiting Bears spoiled Valparaiso's season opener, defeating the Crusaders 3-1 at Eastgate Field.

The Crusaders found the scoreboard first as freshman Sean Marshall (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest H.S.) fed Mark Korba (Portage, Ind./Portage H.S.) through the box and the junior beat Matt Pickens at the 16:22 mark.

Southwest Missouri State tied the match at the 33:40 mark when Sutton tallied his first of the match on a blast from the top of the penalty area.

Doug Lascody gave the Bears the lead with 1:11 left in the half on a penalty kick after the Crusaders were called for a hand ball in the penalty area.

Sutton then added an insurance goal at 68:26 after receiving a pass from Joern Meyn off of a Valpo turnover and scored from 15 yards out.

SMS (1-0) outshot Valpo 21-17 for the match and held a 7-5 advantage on corner kicks. Jeff Oleck (Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral H.S.) made five saves between the pipes for the Brown and Gold, including four in the first half, while Pickens made six stops for the Bears.

Valparaiso (0-1) will have a week off before returning to action next Friday evening when the Crusaders travel to Evansville for a 4:30 p.m. contest with the Purple Aces.
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