Dunlap defeated Morton 4-3 in an exciting match to win the Mid-Illini Conference Title. Morton took a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute, but Dunlap’s Nick Cenek answered off of an assist from Andrew Frantz in the 40th minute to tie the score 1-1 at half. Hudson Hazlewood scored on a beautiful free kick in the 66th minute to put the Eagles up 2-1. Cristian Alanis-Mata extended Dunlap’s lead with a goal in the 69th minute assisted by Habtamu Kruiswyk. A Morton PK in the 76th minute brought the score to 3-2, but Dunlap answered with a breakaway goal from Habtamu Kruiswyk less than 30 seconds later. Morton scored with seconds left in the match to bring the score to 4-3, but Dunlap was able to hold on for the win. Sam Boston recorded 6 saves for the Eagles, who were outshot by Morton 9-7. Morton also had a 9-4 advantage in corner kicks. In addition to winning the Mid-Illini title, this victory also marked Coach Hansen’s 200th career win at Dunlap, a huge milestone! Congratulations to both Coach Hansen and the Eagles!
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