KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Haggai
Leboo scored a pair of goals Sunday as the Rockhurst men’s
soccer team snapped Northern Kentucky University’s five-game
winning streak with a 5-0 victory.
Leboo tallied his first
goal nine minutes into the contest on a header off an assist from
Michael Ragsdale. The Hawks held a 1-0 lead at halftime and increased
the advantage to 2-0 at the 52:31 mark when Leboo drilled a shot
into the back of the net.
Rockhurst sealed the
win by scoring two goals in 45 seconds. Spencer Martens scored at
the 68:24 mark, and Darren Rahe struck at 69:09 to give the Hawks
a 4-0 lead.
Brian Harrod tallied
the final goal in the 88th minute as Rockhurst improved to 5-2 overall,
3-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
NKU, ranked 12th nationally
in the NCAA Division II poll, dropped to 5-2 overall, 3-1 GLVC.
The Norse were limited to just two shots the entire game, and Rockhurst
finished with a 7-1 edge in corner kicks.
David Botos and Nathan
Moses each were credited with shot attempts for NKU, which owned
four consecutive shutouts going into Sunday. The Norse had won five
straight after suffering a season-opening 3-2 loss in overtime to
Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 27.
NKU will play host to
Lewis at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Town & Country Sports Complex
in Wilder, Ky.