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Sat, Sep. 9, 2017 - [Men's Soccer]

DALLAS – The Mid-America Christian University men's soccer team keeps inching toward their best start in team history. On Saturday at Paul Quinn College, the Evangels kept things rolling with their third win on the road in their first four matches.

Dominik Tajak broke a 1-1 deadlock with a header off a feed from Caleb Roldan, notching his fifth goal in his team's first four matches, and MACU (4-0) made it stand up as they defeated Paul Quinn (1-2) 2-1.

The first half went by scoreless, but in the second frame, both teams found their offenses. Caleb Roldan opened the scoring for MACU, taking a feed from Sergio Ribeiro and putting it past the Tigers netminder Gerson Herrera to put MACU on top 1-0. The Tigers answered with a goal from Jordan Hall to tie things up, but Roldan and Tajak combined on Tajak's second game-winning goal of the young season, and MACU held on from there for the 2-1 win.

MACU out-shot Paul Quinn 17-10, including a 6-2 margin in shots on target. The Evangels controlled the field position as well, out-cornering the Tigers 8-1 in the match.

Jakob O'Meara-Gill (4-0) needed to make only one save in goal for the Evangels to earn the win, while Herrera (0-2) made four stops in taking the defeat.

MACU will return home on September 15 to take on the Jaguars of the University of Houston-Victoria (0-0) who will be opening their 2017 season. The Jaguars had their first four matches of the year cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey. Kickoff of that match is slated for 4 p.m. at Evangel Field in Oklahoma City.