After seeing their national ranking fall from as high as eighth to twenty-fourth in the past week, the men's soccer team sent a strong message on Friday night that they are still the team to beat in the CAA with a 1-0 shutout of Delaware.
Junior midfielder Clayton Voss finally broke through with his first goal of the season in the game's 42nd minute. Voss escaped the Blue Hens' defense and beat Delaware keeper Kyle Haynes for what would prove to be the game-winning goal.
The Tribe defense continued its streak of impressive performances with the shutout on Friday, and have now given up only three goals in their last four games. Sophomore keeper Kris Rake solidified his position as the best keeper in the CAA by registering his fourth shutout of the season.
Despite being outshot by the Blue Hens six to seven and allowing Delaware a seven to one advantage on corner kicks, the Tribe's defense held firm Friday, allowing the team to escape with the victory.
After today's game against Towson, the Tribe will host George Mason and James Madison at Albert-Daly Field next weekend.