Boys U17DA Win Two at SSM Adidas College Showcase

FARIBAULT, MINN. - With many college coaches looking on, the Shattuck-St. Mary’s Boys U17DA team took to the turf for two games during Shattuck-St. Mary’s Adidas College Showcase over the weekend.

Beginning play on Friday, SSM faced Minnesota Thunder Academy in the DA feature game. In the third minute, Nehemias Rubio ‘20 was fouled in the 18. Teammate Gavin Pankey ‘19 capitalized on the penalty kick to put the Sabres up 1-0. Ten minutes later, MTA connected on a penalty kick of their own to even the score at 1-1. Rubio gave the Sabres the lead in the 38th minute and Pankey scored his second goal of the game in the 58th minute for a 3-1 SSM victory.

Three goals by Wylie Trujillo ‘20 powered the Sabres to a 6-1 victory against the Milwaukee Bavarians in Saturday’s contest. Sean Knoblauch ‘19, Brody Phan ‘21, and Erick Villatoro ‘20 also scored for the Sabres as they finished off a winning weekend.

SSM will continue their homestand on Saturday, Jan. 27 against Prior Lake 00/01 in the Dane Family Fieldhouse. 


Starting lineup against MTA
Front row (l-r): Kupa'a Fernandez '19, Nehemias Rubio '20, Connor Bates '19, Danny Flores '20, Brandon Cobb '19
Back row (l-r): Christian Burkhart '19, Sean Knoblauch '19, Gavin Pankey '19, Tino Lopez '20, Logan Haustein '19, Trevor Prince '19

Starting lineup against Milwaukee Bavarians
Front row (l-r): Logan Haustein '19, Cade Thomson '20, Kupa'a Fernandez '19, Connor Bates '19, Brandon Cobb '19
Back row (l-r): Christian Burkhart '19, Wylie Trujillo '20, Sean Knoblauch '19, Lukas Spady '19, Trevor Prince '19, Gavin Pankey '19