Blue and White Scrimmage Ends in 2-2 Draw

Two Creighton men’s soccer players scored a pair of goals for their respective teams as the annual Blue-White Scrimmage held Friday night at Morrison Stadium ended in a 2-2 draw.

The teams played a pair of 30-minute halves in the scrimmage as sophomore Fabian Herbers and junior Brendan Hines-Ike lit up the scoreboard.

Herbers opened the scoring in the first half in the 17th minute with a sliding goal off of a feed from freshman Jacob Cini to give the Blue squad a 1-0 lead. That score would hold through halftime.

In the second half, Herbers scored again off of a feed from junior Timo Pitter a few yards out to put the dark jerseys up 2-0 in the 49th minute.

The White squad struck back in the next minute as Hines-Ike scored the team’s first tally of the game to cut the Blue lead to 2-1 with 10 minutes left in regulation.

Hines-Ike knotted the game at 2-2 for the light jerseys on a pass from freshman Lucas Stauffer with just over three minutes left in the game.

That scored remained as the staff decided not to play an overtime period.

Twenty-two Bluejays saw the pitch in the first exhibition of the season, including all 11 newcomers.

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