Bouregy and Temple Score as Men’s Soccer Records First Shutout Victory of the Season

MADISON, Wis. – The Rutgers men’s soccer team (5-1-2) earned its first shutout of the season defeating Wisconsin (3-4-0, 0-2-0) on the road, 2-0, on Friday night. Jason Bouregy and Jackson Temple tallied goals for the Scarlet Knights while freshman goalkeeper Ciaran Dalton totaled three saves in net.

MD Myers found Bouregy in the 16th minute for the first goal of the match to give RU the 1-nil lead.

Wisconsin was issued a red card in the 23rd minute of play and had to compete a man-down for the rest of regulation.

Dalton made all of his three saves in net during the first half to help keep the 1-0 edge, which the team carried into halftime.

Coming out of the locker room, RU continued to attack on offense and generate opportunities. The effort paid off as Temple scored in the 67th minute to extend the team’s lead to 2-0. The goal marked the fifth of the season for the reigning National Player of the Week/Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week.

Goals

16′ (RU) Jason Bouregy (3) – MD Myers
67′ (RU) Jackson Temple (5) – unassisted

Game Notes

  • After winning the conference opener against Northwestern (Sept. 17) and defeating Wisconsin, the 2-0 start in the Big Ten marks the first time the Scarlet Knights have started league play with consecutive wins since joining the conference.
  • The 2-0 shutout win marks the first of the 2022 season for RU and their first since their 4-0 win over Ohio State on Oct. 31, 2021. The shutout also marks the first of Dalton’s collegiate career.
  • Rutgers has now remained unbeaten through the last six games and has not dropped a decision in the month of September. The streak dates back to Sept. 2 with a 1-1 draw against Princeton.
  • With five goals and 14 points, Temple ranks second on the team in both categories. He has also found the back of the net in the last three outings.
  • Bouregy tallied in his second consecutive game and third of the season on Friday night.
  • Rutgers outshot Wisconsin by a slight margin, 11-10. However, the Scarlet Knights put six shots on goal to the Badgers’ three.
  • With his third assist of the season, Myers continues to top the stat sheet with 15 total points. The senior forward has earned points in five of eight contests this campaign.
  • The Scarlet Knights have now seen 10 unique goal scorers through eight games. Myers (6), Temple (5) and Bouregy (3) all have multiple goals.
  • 18 Scarlet Knights saw the pitch on Friday night. Dalton, Hugo Le Guennec, Joey Zalinsky and Matthew Acosta played the entire 90 minutes.

Looking Ahead

The Scarlet Knights will return to Yurcak Field to host Fordham on Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 pm

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