Men defeat St. Edward’s 1-0

Pierre Bocquet, senior, tries to take the ball during the soccer game, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.

The No. 4 men’s soccer team defeated No. 16 St. Edward’s 1-0 in the whiteout game on Thursday, Oct. 19. Pierre Bocquet, business senior and midfielder, scored his sixth goal this year in the 40th minute, bringing the team to 1-0 at the first half with no scoring from St. Edward’s in the second half.

Pierre Bocquet, business senior, scored the only point of the game, his first goal, assisted by Ross Fitzpatrick, exercise physiology sophomore, his sixth of the season.

Midwestern State claimed the top spot in the first set of South Central Region rankings released by the NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Committee Wednesday afternoon.

Midwestern State sports a 12-0-2 overall record and an 8-0-2 mark in the Heartland Conference with two weeks remaining in the regular season. The fourth-ranked Mustangs appeared in the regional rankings ahead of No. 16 St. Edward’s (11-2-1), Colorado Mesa (11-2-1), Colorado School of Mines (11-3-0), Texas A&M International (6-4-2) and West Texas A&M (8-4-1).

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Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Saad Acheampong, business administration sophomore, pushes the St. Edward's player to the ground in attempt to get the ball during the game where MSU won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Saad Acheampong, business administration sophomore, pushes the St. Edward's player to the ground in attempt to get the ball during the game where MSU won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Sebastion Venegas, business management sophomore, attempts to kick the ball to make a goal during the game against St. Edwards where they won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Sebastion Venegas, business management sophomore, attempts to kick the ball to make a goal during the game against St. Edwards where they won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Alex Mullet, finance junior, tries to kick the ball and score a goal but is stopped by St. Edward's players during the game at Stang Park where MSU won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Alex Mullet, finance junior, tries to kick the ball and score a goal but is stopped by St. Edward's players during the game at Stang Park where MSU won 1-0. Photo by Rachel Johnson
Pierre Bocquet, senior. playing defensively during the soccer game. 19th October 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.
Pierre Bocquet, senior. playing defensively during the soccer game. 19th October 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.
Midfielder Pierre Bocquet, business senior, runs after the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson
Midfielder Pierre Bocquet, business senior, runs after the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson
Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Pierre Bocquet, business senior, advances towards the ball during the MSU vs St. Edward's Texas soccer game, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
Forward Scott Doney, psychology senior, blocks the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson
Forward Scott Doney, psychology senior, blocks the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson
Midfielder Carlos Flores, sports medicine freshman, chases after the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson
Midfielder Carlos Flores, sports medicine freshman, chases after the ball at the soccer game against St. Edward's. MSU won 1-0. Photo by Bradley Wilson

NEXT GAME

#4 Midwestern State (12-0-2, 8-0-2) vs. Dallas Baptist (6-7-1, 3-6-1)
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 | 2 p.m.
Stang Park | Wichita Falls, Texas
Live Stats: MSUMustangs.com | Video: Mustangs Digital Network