Bluejay Men’s Soccer takes on Omaha in Wednesday’s Dodge Street Derby

Omaha, Neb.– Creighton Men’s Soccer will play its first street competition of the season when the Bluejays take on the Omaha Mavericks in the Dodge Street Derby on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. The game will take place at Caniglia Field, home of the Mavericks.


Creighton near Omaha
Wednesday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m

Statistics: https://omavs.com/sidearmstats/msoc/summary

Live stream: https://omavs.com/showcase?Live=6784


Series History: Creighton leads Omaha, 7-4-1

The Bluejays and Mavericks have met 12 times before, with Creighton holding a 7-4-1 advantage. The two programs have met five times at each home base and twice at neutral field. Creighton is 2-3-0 against Omaha. After seven encounters from 1979 to 1982, the two teams only faced each other again in 2016. Since the series’ return, Creighton has held a 3-1-1 lead.

Date of opponent’s score
Sept. 8, 1979 vs. Omaha (at Concordia) W, 3-2
September 15, 1979 Omaha W, 3-1
October 11, 1979 at Omaha L, 1-2
6 September 1980 vs. Omaha (at Concordia) L, 2-3
Nov. 13, 1980 at Omaha L, 0-1
Oct. 25, 1981 Omaha W, 3-0
Oct. 23, 1982 at Omaha W, 2-0
5 September 2016 Omaha T, 1-1
September 26, 2017 at Omaha W, 1-0
September 16, 2019 Omaha W, 2-1
February 27, 2020 at Omaha L, 0-3
September 16, 2021 Omaha W, 1-0

Follow the game
The Bluejays’ battle with the Maverick can be found on Mavs All-Access (Omavs.com) and can be followed via live stats at https://omavs.com/sidearmstats/msoc/summary

Updates will be provided on Twitter (@CreightonMSOC) during gameplay.

Scouting Creighton (2-1-2)
The Bluejays have been exceptional in the preseason and opening week of 2022, scoring 11 goals in three preseason games and 12 in the first two competitions of the year.

Since beating Rutgers 6-1 on August 28, the Bluejays’ attack has slowed somewhat, scoring five goals in their last three games.

Creighton’s momentum picks up again after a 1-1 draw
#2 Stanford on September 9th. Duncan McGuire leads the Bluejay offense with 12 points, five goals and two assists.

Senior Paul Kruse was spectacular in the Bluejays’ 1-1 draw with Stanford, collecting five saves including two one-on-ones.

Scouting Omaha (3-1-1)
After losing a season-opener game to Rutgers 4-2, the Mavericks went undefeated in four games.

Omaha defeated Oakland (3-1 on August 28), San Diego State (1-0 on September 2) and Bradley (2-1 on September 9). The tie came on September 6 against Drake, 2-2.


Nathanael Sallah has played every second in goal for the Mavericks this season, conceding eight goals in five games.

Offensively, Mathis Pilon leads St.-Louis Omaha with four goals and was named Summit League Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.

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