PHILLY COLLEGE SPORTS MEN’S SOCCER REVIEW
Week of October 1 – October 8, 2012 Games
DREXEL 7 – 3 – 1, 3 – 1 CAA
Results – Lost 2 – 1 vs. Northeastern, Won 2 – 0 vs. UNCW, both games at Vidas Field
Northeastern 2 Drexel 1 – The Dragons lost at home for the first time this season. Falling behind the Huskies 2 – 0 on goals by Simon Cox and Don Anding, Drexel mounted a comeback. Although had 9 second half corner kicks, nothing got through until there were just 28 seconds remaining. Midfielder Matheus Goncalves sent a short cross to forward Fabio Machado who sent the ball low to the right hand side for the goal.
Drexel 2 UNCW 0 – The Dragons rebounded from their first CAA loss with a win over the visiting Seawolves. Midfielders Ken Tribbett and Nathan Page got the Drexel goals in the second half off rebounds. Midfielder Michele Pataia was credited with both assists. Goal Keeper Tim Washam got his fourth shutout of the season making 7 saves.
Next Game – at George Mason 10/10
LA SALLE 7 – 2 – 2, 1 – 0 Atlantic 10
Results – Won 1 – 0 (OT) vs. Fordham at McCarthy Stadium
LaSalle 1 Fordham 0 – The Explorers opened Atlantic 10 play with a shutout over the Rams. Midfielder Jidell Roach converted a rebound in the 97th minute for the win. Midfielder Joe Farrell was credited with the assist on the first goal of the season for Roach. Gola Keeper John McCarthy stopped 3 Ram shots in earning his 6th shutout of the season.
Next Game – at George Washington 10/12
PENN – 2 – 9, 0 – 2 Ivy League
Results – Lost 1 – 0 vs. Columbia at Rhodes Field
Columbia 1 Penn 0 – A goal by Columbia defenseman Jack Gagne was the only score of the game as Penn fell for the second time in Ivy play. The Red and Blue had the better of the play in the second half with 7 shots and 2 corner kicks compared to 5 shots and 1 corner for the Lions in the latter stanza. However, nothing went past Columbia goal keeper Kyle Jackson who made 8 saves. Forward Stephen Baker had 5 shots in the game, 2 on goal.
Next Game – at Dartmouth 10/13
SAINT JOSEPH’S 4 – 7, 0 – 2 Atlantic 10
Result – Lost 2 – 1 (OT) vs. Duquesne, Lost 4 – 2 vs. Saint Bonaventure, both at Finnesey Field
Duquesne 2 Saint Joseph’s 1 (OT) – The Hawks opened Atlantic 10 play and got an early 1 – 0 lead on a goal by forward Alex Critzos. The Dukes leading scorer Joshua Patterson tied the game in the 48th minute. SJU played excellent defense in the second half holding Duquesne scoreless. In the overtime Duquesne’s Isaiah Noriega off a Hawk penalty put a shot on net that goal keeper Andrew D’Ottavi deflected. Noriega regained possession and scored the game winner off a header. Vanino scored in the 84th minute, then five minutes later Garth Brungard got the insurance goal for SBU. The Hawks outshot the Bonnies 16 – 13.
Next Game – at UMass 10/12
TEMPLE 6 – 4 – 1, 2 – 0 Atlantic 10
Results – Won 2 – 1 (OT) vs. Saint Bonaventure, Won 2 – 1 vs. Duquesne, both at the Ambler Sports Complex
Temple 2 Saint Bonaventure 1 (OT) – The Owls began their Atlantic 10 schedule defeating the Bonnies 2 – 1 taking 99 minutes and 57 seconds to do so. Midfielder Cody Califiore sent a feed to defenseman Jake Lister who headed the ball into the new with just 3 seconds on the clock. SBU opened the scoring 2:47 into the game on a goal by James Reed. Midfielder Ryan Bradbury evened the game for Temple in the 65th minute. Temple outshot Saint Bonaventure 26 – 16.
Temple 2 Duquesne 1 – The Owls swept their weekend Atlantic 10 slate of games winning 2 – 1. Lister and midfielder Jared Martinelli scored the goals and assisted on each other’s goal. Martinelli leads the team in scoring with 19 points, 6 goals and 7 assists. The Owls own a three game winning streak and are 5 – 0 on their home pitch.
For their efforts Jake Lister and Jared Martinelli were named the Soccer Six Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week.
Next Game – at Rhode Island 10/12
VILLANOVA 9 – 2 – 2, 1 – 0 – 2 Big East
Results – Tied 0 – 0 at #12/16 St. John’s, Won 1 – 0 at DePaul, Won 2 – 1 vs. Lafayette at the Villanova Soccer Complex
Villanova 0 #12/16 St. John’s 0 – Goal Keeper John Fogarty registered his third shutout of the season as the Wildcats held the nationally ranked Red Storm to a scoreless draw. Fogarty had 3 saves in the 110 minute match. Midfielder Oscar Umar had 3 shots in the game. Villanova had 16 shots. Their 6 on goal came from 6 different players. The Wildcats lead in shots 16 – 12 and in corner kicks 9 – 6.
Villanova 1 DePaul 0 – Midfielder Hayden Harr took a pass from fellow midfielder Sean Sheridan just inside the box. Harr got his shot just inside the post for his second key goal in a week to give his team a one goal victory, their first Big East win of the season. Fogarty got his second consecutive shutout making 5 saves. Umar had 6 shots, 3 on goal for the Wildcats. DePaul had an 8 – 2 edge in corner kicks.
Villanova 2 Lafayette 1 – The Wildcats returned from their two game road swing ending the non-conference part of their schedule beating Lafayette 2 – 1. Villanova got two goals in the first 18:22 of the game, and that turned out to be the difference. Defenseman Ryan Quane scored his first goal of the season assisted by Umar. Defenseman Kyle Soroka converted his sixth goal of the campaign finishing a lofted pass by forward Dylan Renna. Lafayette outshot Villanova 22 – 15, but got only one shot past Fogarty in the 81st minute. This was the first win over Lafayette for the Villanova senior class.
For his effort John Fogarty was named the Soccer Six Defender of the Week.
Next Game – vs. Cincinnati 10/12 at the Villanova Soccer Complex