The Millers play for third place in Class AA state soccer, taking on St. Cloud Tech at 3:00pm, November 5, at Mahtomedi High School. If the Millers win it would be the best finish ever for Washburn boys soccer.

State Tournament Third Place Match

November 5, 2015 • 3:00pm • Mahtomedi High School

1 2 Final
St. Cloud Tech Tigers 0 0 0
Washburn Millers 0 0 0
Washburn Goals:

From the Match Preview

The Millers, now 12-5-3, have not made it this far in state tournament play since 1984 and could finish with its best finish ever if they defeat St. Cloud Tech in the tourney’s third-place match. This is the Millers’ seventh appearance in state, dating back to six appearances in the 1980s. On the way to state this year, the Millers defeated St. Louis Park, 3-0, #1 section seed Wayzata, 2-1, and #2 section seed Minneapolis Southwest, 2-1. The Millers defeated top-seeded Minnetonka in overtime in the state quarterfinals but lost in the semifinals to the Anoka Tornadoes.

St. Cloud Tech, with a roster of 26 players, is  entering the match with a 16-2-2 record, having lost only to Anoka and East Ridge. Tech defeated Brainerd, Moorhead, and Rogers in section 8AA playoffs, and won their quarterfinal match against Park Center, 2-0. Tech lost to East Ridge, 2-0, in the state semifinal. It is Tech’s second appearance in the state tourney, the first in 2008. The Tigers’ leading scorer is freshman #10 Mohamed Abdi, with 15 goals and 6 assists for the season.

JerseyPlayerPositionYr
0Ben BrauerGK11
1Cooper WellsA10
2Oscar ShulmanA10
3Nick SteinkampM11
4David SalyM10
5Juan LouisA11
6Kevin LowenA12
7Sam Abrams (C)D12
8Luke PetersonA11
9Henry StevensA12
10Mitch TaylorA12
11Hassan AdanM12
12Andy PulkrabekA12
13J.P. FerreiraA12
14Mohamed KalmoyA12
15Max LindemannD11
16Matthew StoutA11
17Ty BenjaafarA9
19Garrett Lieb (C)D12
20Alex BattA12
21Sam FritschD9
23Max ElofsonGK12

Head Coach: Aaron Percy
Assistant Coaches: Sean Keir; Steve Alexander
Principal: Rhonda Dean
Athletic Director: Reggie Perkins

JerseyNamePositionYear
0Bryan HelminickG11
0Luke TruittG11
2Ali GelaniA11
3John BatesA12
4Fahad IbrahimA11
6Mohamud AdenA12
7Khalid GelaniA11
8Ahmed HusseinA11
9Abdisalan AhmedA11
10Mohamed AbdiA9
11Jakob AlessioA11
12Andrew PearsonA10
13Kaleb WoodmanA12
14Gabe VillalobosA11
16Sean RandolphA11
17Hamze IbrahimA11
19Ismail IsmailA10
21Luke DornA11
26Ethan GrayA12
27Abdirashid AbdirahmanA12
29Najib AhmedA12
32Abdiqudar FarahA10
33Mohamud MowlidA11
37Ali AbdirahmanA11
39Farid AhmedA11
41Vincente CisnerosA9

Head Coach: Nantha Viswanathan
Assistant Coach: Ballah Kolblee; Dan Stoterau; Ryan Feeny
Principal: Charles Eisenreich
Athletic Director: Andrea Swanberg

DateOpponentResult
8/27/15RichfieldW 3-0
8/29/15Robbinsdale CooperW 4-2
9/1/15St. Thomas AcademyL 0-1 (OT)
9/3/15Minneapolis SouthwestL 0-1
9/5/15at Rochester LourdesT 1-1 (OT)
9/8/15at DeLaSalleW 1-0
9/10/15Roosevelt W 13-0
9/12/15at Blake T 1-1
9/22/15Benilde-St. MargaretW 3-2
9/24/15at Minneapolis SouthwestT 3-3 (OT)
9/26/15Academy of Holy AngelsL 0-1
9/29/15HopkinsW 4-1
10/1/15Minneapolis SouthL 2-3
10/5/15Minneapolis EdisonW 13-0
10/8/15Minneapolis HenryW 13-0
10/15/15Section 6AA Quarterfinals v. St. Louis ParkW 3-0
10/17/15Section 6AA Semifinals v. WayzataW 2-1
10/20/15Section 6AA Finals v. SouthwestW 2-1
10/27/15AA Quarterfinals v. MinnetonkaW 4-3 (OT)
11/2/15AA Semifinals v. AnokaL 1-2
11/5/15AA State 3rd Place v. St. Cloud TechT 0-0
Overall Record12-5-4
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