After successful club soccer careers in their native Germany, Fabian Lifka and Marius Kullmann joined the Ramblers hoping to enhance their soccer skills while earning a degree.
Loyola’s men’s soccer team beat Drake to improve to 6-0-0 on the season and 1-0-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference. The game marked the Ramblers sixth straight shutout.
The Loyola men’s soccer team has won five consecutive games and is rising in the national polls. The Ramblers’ defense is No. 3 in the nation.
After competing at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, first-year student Natalie McGiffert and sophomore transfer Alisa Kano traded in their ribbons for textbooks and officially enrolled as full-time student at Loyola.
The Ramblers are paving a winning path and won their first five games of the season. Loyola return to action Sept. 17 against MVC opponent Drake University.
Although Bob Thurnhoffer has been with Loyola’s cross country and track and field as an assistant coach for the past six years, a new era is dawning on the program as he takes on the role of head coach.