Drury faces Southwest Baptist in home opener, Sun., 2:30 pm

DRURY MEN’S SOCCER
Sun.: Drury Panthers (3-3, 3-0) vs. Southwest Baptist (0-5, 0-3), 2:30 pm – Harrison Stadium, Springfield, Mo.
 
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Drury finally home, faces SBU on Sunday
After playing their first six games on the road, the Drury Panthers are finally on home turf Sunday when they host Southwest Baptist at 2:30 pm in Harrison Stadium.
 
Drury is 3-3 but undefeated in the Great Lakes Valley Conference at 3-0. The Panthers won twice last weekend with a 3-1 win at Rockhurst, their first win over the Hawks since 2011. They followed that victory with a 6-0 blowout at William Jewell, and their six goals were the most in a single game for the Panthers since 2014.
 
Southwest Baptist will be looking for their first win of the season as they enter the game 0-5 and 0-3 in the GLVC. The Bearcats lost at Missouri S&T on Friday 3-0.
 
Drury’s Jamie O’Brien has scored three goals in his last two games, and Joshua Lewis-Evans enters the weekend with a goal and two assists in five games.
 
The Panthers have never lost to Southwest Baptist as they own an 8-0 record against the Bearcats.
 
Following Sunday’s game, the Panthers play again on Friday, hosting 21st ranked Maryville at 12:30 pm in Harrison Stadium.
     
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Stat Leaders
Drury: #9 Jamie O’Brien (3g), #4 Joshua Lewis-Evans (1g-2a—4 pts), #19 Matheus Cunha (1g-1a—3 pts), #10 Adem Hamdaoua (1g-1a – 3pts),  #1 Yannick Lamers (3-2, 1.05 GAA, 0.750 sv pct)
Southwest Baptist: #5 Pierre Lurot (1g-1a – 3 pts), #11 Gauthier Vareilles (1g — 2 pts), #1 Will vanHornbeek (2.03 GAA, 0.758 sv pct)

Head Coaches
Drury: Ben Taylor (5th year, 28-37-7)
Southwest Baptist: Rick Daum (6th year) 
 
Last game
Drury won 6-0 at William Jewell, Sept. 19, 2021
Southwest Baptist lost 3-0 at Missouri S&T, Fri.
 
Streak
Drury: Won 3
Southwest Baptist: Lost 5
 
Last meeting
Drury won 2-1 at SBU – March 5, 2021 – Bolivar, Mo.
 
All-time series 
Drury 8-0 vs. Southwest Baptist
 
Next
Drury vs. #21 Maryville, Oct 1, 12:30 pm – Harrison Stadium/Curry Sports Complex
 
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