KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior Christian Volesky scored a goal in his fourth consecutive game Wednesday night, but it wasn't enough. UMKC scored a pair of unanswered goals to down SIUE men's soccer 2-1 at Durwood Soccer Stadium.
SIUE fell to 0-4-1 overall. All four loses have been by a single goal. Wednesday's game was the Cougars' first game this season not to go to overtime. UMKC improves to 1-2 with the victory.
Volesky opened the scoring 10 minutes into the game with help from Garet Christianson. Volesky made an overlapping run then received the pass from Christianson in the box, before finishing from eight yards away.
Volesky has scored all four SIUE goals during the season. He now has 19 goals in his career which is tied for 24th in school history.
Jordan Rideout equalized for UMKC 10 minutes before halftime when he collected a rebound and scored from inside the six yard box.
Didrik Rinde netted the game winner for the Kangaroos in the 53rd minute. The goal came after a cross from Broc Cramer.
SIUE outshot UMKC 11-8 for the game.
SIUE goalkeeper Kent Kobernus made three saves. Chris McGaughey made five stops for UMKC.
The Cougars return home Saturday to face Big East foe DePaul in a 7 p.m. match at Korte Stadium.