Detroit Slips Past Butler, 1-0, In Horizon League Tournament
Nov. 12, 2004
Ablaye Camara scored a goal midway through the second half of the match to lift #3 Detroit to a 1-0 upset of #2 Butler in the semifinals of the 2004 Horizon League Men's Soccer Championship at Engelmann Field in Milwaukee, Wis., on Friday, Nov. 12. The loss dropped Butler to 13-6-1 on the year and eliminated the Bulldogs from the league championship.
Camara, the Horizon League's third-leading scorer, took a pass from Jason Hamilton and fired a shot from 10 yards out to the near post to give Detroit the lead at 67:45. It was Camara's 11th goal of the season, and his sixth game-winner.
The Titans (14-5-0) turned away several Butler scoring attempts in the final 20 minutes and held on for the upset victory. Butler's last shot, an attempt by senior Andrew Pancio, sailed high with just seconds remaining to end the contest.
Butler out-shot Detroit, 10-5, but the Bulldogs managed just one shot on goal. Detroit goalkeeper Sasha Boskovic went the distance and recorded one save while picking up the shutout. Butler goalkeeper Evan Reinhardt also had one save. Senior Cory Edgington led the Bulldogs with three shots, while Pancio and junior John Mariscalco each added two attempts. Pancio had Butler's lone shot on goal in the second half.
Detroit advances to the league championship game on Sunday, Nov. 14.