Men's Soccer Downs UNF 2-1 in Exhibition Opener

Aug. 22, 2000


North Florida 0  1  -  1
Jacksonville  2  0  -  2
Scoring: JU - Mladen Dikic (Hope Chiota), 2:48, Mladen Dikic (Hope Chiota), 38:04 UNF - Robert West (Sean Preston), 59:39 Shots: JU 8, UNF 12. Corner Kicks: JU 1, UNF 6. Goalkeeper Saves: JU 7, UNF 3.

Senior midfielder Mladen Dikic scored a pair of first-half goals and junior Hope Chiota added a pair of assists as the Jacksonville University men's soccer team defeated North Florida 2-1 Tuesday evening in an exhibition match at the Ashley Sports Complex.

The Dolphins struck first at the 2:48 mark, when Dikic scored on a put-back off of Chiota's assist. Dikic added a second goal at 38:04 mark off of another assist by Chiota.

North Florida got on the board in the 59th minute of the match as a Robert West header off of a free kick went in.

Senior goalkeeper Petar Popovic had seven saves for the Dolphins.

The Dolphins are back in action against Saint Leo Thursday, Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. in an exhibition match at the Ashley Sports Complex on the JU campus. The Dolphins open the regular season Friday, Sept. 1 against Maryland at the Coca-Cola Classic in Charlottesville, Va.