Titans Done In By Pioneer Duo

The Titans' Nick Barry makes one of his five saves
The Titans' Nick Barry makes one of his five saves

Brandon Chmiel and Mark Ciszewski both scored twice to lead UW-Platteville to a 5-2 victory over the UW-Oshkosh men's soccer team on Saturday (Oct. 20) at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium.

Ciszewski opened the contest's scoring when he took a pass from Caleb Sedlacek and kicked an eight-yard shot into the net just 7:22 into play.

Ciszewski's second goal came only 11 seconds (45:11) into the second half. Following the period's kickoff, Ciszewski took a pass from Austin Klemm and scored on a 10-yard shot to give the Pioneers a 3-0 lead.

UW-Platteville (13-2-1, 2-0 WIAC) took a 2-0 advantage on Mark Feltner's seven-yard header in the 34th minute (33:32) of action. Feltner's shot came off a free kick by Chris Brown.

UW-Oshkosh (6-4-3, 1-1 WIAC) cut its deficit to 3-2 on goals by Evan Krause (Fr. • New Berlin) and Danny Karrels (So. • Port Washington).

Krause scored his fourth goal of the season on a penalty kick in the 56th minute (55:06), while Karrels tallied his first goal of the year on a one-yard tap in the 70th (69:35). Michael Dugan (Fr. • Waukesha) assisted the goal by Karrels.

Chmiel then answered UW-Oshkosh's charge with a pair of goals in the final 12 minutes. He gave UW-Platteville a 4-2 lead with a 30-yard free kick in the 78th minute (77:28) and a 5-2 advantage with a penalty kick in the 88th (87:25). Chmiel now leads the WIAC with 11 goals on the season.

UW-Oshkosh attempted 10 shots, including nine in the second half, and earned three corner kicks. Karrels had three shots and Sean Boulanger (Fr. • New Franken) two to pace the Titans.

UW-Platteville launched 16 shots, including 11 in the second period, and was credited with one corner kick. The four shots of Chmiel and three of Brown led the Pioneers.

A total of nine goalkeeping saves were made, five by UW-Oshkosh's Nick Barry (So. • Wheaton, Ill.) and four by UW-Platteville's Ian Christensen.

Lakeland College is the guest of UW-Oshkosh on Sunday (Oct. 21) at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium.