Creighton outshot 19th ranked Drake 19-7, but lost 1-0. The win by the Bulldogs ends Drake’s 14 match losing streak in Omaha. Drake was 0-12-2 all-time in Omaha. This is the first season that Creighton has lost two Missouri Valley Conference games at home.
Drake scored their goal at the 47:05 mark of the game off a header from Thomas Ostrander. Matt Kuhn’s throw in found Garrett Webb, who turned the corner on a defender to center a ball to Ostrander near the middle of the box. Ostrander would head a ball off a Bluejay defender past the outstreteched arm of CU keeper Brian Holt for his third goal of the season.
Creighton’s best chance in the final minutes came with 2:54 to play, when All-American defender Chris Schuler’s header went just over the goal off a cross from Dion Acoff. Acoff was turned aside in the first half. Ethan Finlay’s had a near goal in the 57th minute when his header went across the goal mouth and just right of the post.
Creighton hits the road for it’s next three matches, starting with a match at Evansville on Saturday at 7 p.m.