The Lawrence University men’s soccer team gave up an early goal, but the Vikings rallied for a 2-1 Midwest Conference victory over Illinois College on Saturday at Whiting Field West.

Lawrence (3-3-0, 1-0-0 MWC) got goals from Cameron Pieper and Darry Israel and a pair of assists from Stephen Salansky to down Illinois College (4-2-1, 0-1-0).

The Blueboys scored in the 17th minute, but Pieper evened the score at 1-1 with a goal at the 30:28 mark. Lawrence then grabbed the lead at 61:32 on Israel’s goal off assists from Salansky and Erich Lohrmann.

Lawrence goalkeeper Kevin Aslett made three saves to pick up the victory.

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