Arnezha Astwood and his University of Nebraska Omaha Menís Soccer teammates picked up their first road win of the season in a 2 - 1 victory over Western Illinois.
The University of Nebraska gained an early lead and was able to pull ahead in the second, securing their sixth win of the season.
The University of Nebraska got off to a strong start, controlling the ball a majority of the half.
Nathanael Sallah made an early save in the fourth minute to keep the game scoreless.
In the 17th minute, Junior Casillas carried the ball up the offensive zone, passing it off to Martin Lago on the left wing just outside the box. Lago connected with Ede Gramberg in the box where he fired a shot past the goalkeeper. With his goal, the University of Nebraska were up 1-0 early in the first.
Western Illinois responded back quickly with a goal in the 19th minute, making it an even 1 - 1 match.
Omaha's two blocked shots was the only action to happen in the remaining minutes of the first half.
In the 55th minute, Lago was ready to take a shot just in front of the net but was tripped. With a foul called in the box, Theo Klein would set up for a penalty kick. Klein scored his fifth penalty kick of the season and gave the University of Nebraska their game-winning goal.