Caleb Jutzi played his first game at forward after playing the previous five in net for the CMU Blazers. Jutzi kicked off right where he left off, scoring two goals in CMU’s 8-0 win over the RRC Rebels.
Jutzi scored his first goal of the season on September 21 against USB, but assumed the goalkeeper position after Reed Fitzgerald was injured late in the match.
“Caleb defines the term ‘team player,’ said Blazers head coach Anderson Pereira. “As soon as we had a problem with our goalkeeper in week three, Caleb stepped up and offered to play in goal for us as long as we needed him.”
Pereira said Jutzi returned to his striker position with ease.
“His passion and intensity is clear when he is on the field, always putting defenders under pressure and taking shots when there is an opportunity,” said Pereira. “His first instinct is to take the shot when he has space and put the ball in the back of the net which is the characteristic we look for in a striker.”
The second-year forward is from Parkhill, Ontario and is taking courses at CMU.
The Blazers are tied for first place in the MCAC with a 5-0-3 record. The team will finish off their regular season schedule this weekend when they play the BU Bobcats on Saturday, October 19 and what could be a first-place battle with the USB Les Rouges on Sunday, October 20.