Sports / The Prairie Fire / October 14, 2015

TKS Player of the Week

 

On Oct. 11, senior Nathaniel Logie delivered for Knox, scoring a pair of goals against tough conference opponent St. Norbert. Thanks to Logie’s two goals, Knox was able to manage a 2-2 draw to stay atop the Midwest Conference.

Senior Nathaniel Logie dribbles through the Illinois College defense, though he was unable to find the net during the game. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)

Senior Nathaniel Logie dribbles through the Illinois College defense, though he was unable to find the net during the game. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)

Logie’s first goal opened the match on the right note, as he scored via an assist from senior Abdul Oganla to give the Prairie Fire a 1-0 lead to start off the game. Coming into the second half of the game, St. Norbert had tied up the game at 1-1, but not for long.

Just after eight minutes had passed in the second half, Logie came through again with a chip over the goalkeeper to give the Fire a 2-1 lead. This shot was set up on an assist by sophomore Phelipe Graske. The Green Knights, who Knox beat 1-0 in their only meeting last season, came back with a goal of their own in the second half to push the game into overtime. After two rounds of OT, the game resulted in a tie leaving the Prairie Fire with a 4-1-1 record in conference. They have Carroll University and Beloit College coming up this weekend.

After this stellar performance by Logie, he has totaled 12 goals so far this season with four games still to go. Logie leads the team with 12 goals, 22 shots on goal and has managed a 53.7 percent shot percentage on the season. On top of that, Logie has assisted on three goals this season. Logie comes from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago where he went to Queens Royal College. He has been a starter since his sophomore year.

 

Jeremy Gogoel

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