soccer-men-d1 flag

Creighton Athletics | October 1, 2014

Bluejays take care of business

OMAHA, Neb. -- Fabian Herbers scored in the fourth minute and Connor Sparrow blanked his former team in No. 11 Creighton's 2-0 victory against UMKC on Tuesday evening at Morrison Stadium.

The Bluejays (7-1-1) got on the board in the game's fourth minute as Jose Ribas sent a pass from the left sideline to the middle of the box, where Herbers headed it past UMKC keeper Chris McGaughey for his team-leading fifth goal of the season.

Creighton got a key insurance goal with 4:42 remaining as Fernando Castellanos fired from 8 yards out into an open net after teammate Timo Pitter dribbled around and through a pair of Kanagroo defenders. It was the first carer goal by Castellanos and Pitter's team-leading fourth assist of the fall.

The Blue Jays finished the evening with a 25-7 lead in shots and a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Sparrow, who played at UMKC as a freshman in 2012, earned his sixth shutout in nine starts to lower his season goals-against average to a scant 0.32.

McGaughey made seven saves in net for UMKC.

Related:
Box Score

College volleyball rankings: Texas is the new No. 1 in the AVCA poll

Texas gained the No. 1 spot in this week's AVCA poll after taking down Baylor, the last undefeated team in women's college volleyball, in dominating fashion.
READ MORE

College volleyball rankings: Texas moves to No. 1, Stanford and Nebraska drop in NCAA.com's Power 10

NCAA.com's Michella Chester breaks down her latest Power 10 rankings after an upset-filled week in college volleyball. Texas tops the rankings after upsetting Baylor, while Nebraska and Stanford drop after losses.
READ MORE

College volleyball rankings: Wisconsin jumps to No. 4 in NCAA.com's Power 10

In this weeks Power 10 college volleyball rankings, Baylor stays on top and Wisconsin jumps again to No. 4 after another top-10 win.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners