Vikings Welcome Detroit to Krenzler Field on Wednesday Night and Travel to Ohio State

Vikings Welcome Detroit to Krenzler Field on Wednesday Night and Travel to Ohio State


vs. Detroit

October 23, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Location:  Krenzler Field- Cleveland, OH

Series:  Detroit leads, 15-8-1

Last Mt'g: UDM 3, CSU 1 (2012)

Live Video: Horizon League Network

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 at Ohio State

October 27, 2013

12:00 p.m.

 Location: Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Series: Cleveland State leads, 14-9-1

Last Mt'g: OSU 3, CSU 1 (2010)

Live Stats:

Tickets: None

Complete Release


  • The Cleveland State men's soccer team (5-9-0, HL 1-2-0) will return home and back to Horizon League action against Detroit (3-7-4, HL 0-4-0) on Wednesday (Oct. 23) at 7:30 p.m.  On Sunday (Oct. 27) the Vikings will travel to Columbus to face Ohio State with kickoff beginning at noon. 


  • The Vikings defeated Bowling Green in an exciting double overtime win, 1-0, on Wednesday night (Oct. 16).
  • Sergio Manesio scored the game winning goal for CSU, giving him a team -high four goals.  Senior Admir Suljevic set up Manesio adding his third assist of the season.


  • Manesio leads the team in goals with four.  Manesio has tallied nine points, has attempted 23 shots with 10 being on goal.
  • He scored a pair of goals against Green Bay (Oct. 12).
  • Manesio's four goals ranks eighth best in the Horizon League.
  • Manesio earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors, awarded from College Sports Madness (Oct. 15).


  • Senior forward Admir Suljevic returned to the field against Green Bay last Saturday, after missing five games with an injury.
  • Suljevic added his third assist, setting up Manesio's game winner against Bowling Green.
  • In the match, Suljevic had two assists for the Vikings, including the helper on the game winner.  


  • CSU has used all three goalkeepers on the roster through 14 games.
  • Freshman Nick Ciraldo has started seven games this season saving 17 shots.  Ciraldo picked up his second win against Green Bay on Saturday (Oct. 12).
  • Sophomore Austin Saini has tallied 13 saves on the year boosting his record to a perfect 3-0.  Junior Joe Kalt has played in four matches saving eight shots.


  • The Vikings are ranked sixth in goals with 14.
  • Goalkeeper Nick Ciraldo ranks ninth in saves with 17.


  • The 3-0 victory against Green Bay (Oct. 12) was the first shutout of the season for the Vikings, and CSU added their second shutout against Bowling Green (Oct. 16), 1-0 in double overtime.
  • Last season, CSU posted nine total shutouts against their opponents. 


  • Cleveland State has played Detroit and Ohio State 24 times in the program's history.  Detroit last year defeated CSU 3-1.
  • CSU and OSU last met in 2010 with Ohio State defeating the Vikings 3-1.


  • The Vikings will play a pair of conference opponents, where the team will hit the road to Wright State on Wednesday (Oct. 30) at 7:00 p.m. and will return back to Krenzler Field for their final regular season home game of the year against Valparaiso on Saturday (Nov. 2) at 7:30 p.m.