Positively Promoting the Student Athlete Since 1992

Saints Men’s Soccer rolls past CCSJ

by | Apr 6, 2021 | Headlines, Soccer Blogs | 0 comments

East Chicago, Ind.  The Holy Cross College men’s soccer team took on Calumet College of St. Joseph in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup on the road this evening. Axel Valenzuela gave the Saints a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute, but the Crimson Wave tied it 1-1 in the 30th minute. Another goal by Axel Valenzuela in the 39th minute, gave Holy Cross a 2-1 lead heading into halftime. Elmin Ejup extended the Saints lead with a goal of his own in the 56th minute and that goal would stand as the Saints would go on to win 3-1. With the win, Holy Cross improves 7-5-1 overall and 5-5 in league play, while CCSJ falls to 1-10 and 0-10.


Score: Holy Cross defeated CCSJ 3-1

Records: Holy Cross (7-5-1) | CCSJ (1-10)

Location: East Chicago High School | CCSJ | East Chicago, IN



24′ | Axel Valenzuela (HC) unassisted

30′ | Melvin Brendan (CJ) assisted by Sergio Reyes

39′ | Axel Valenzuela (HC) assisted by Victor Sellu

56′ | Elmin Ejup (HC) unassisted



Victor Villareal got the start in net and recorded four saves

Axel Valenzuela recorded two goals in the match

Holy Cross outside CCSJ 34-6 in the win



The Saints will continue their CCAC play when they host Trinity Christian College on Wednesday, April 7. Kickoff set for 6:00pm at TCU School Field.