Eastern Connecticut Shuts Out Southern Maine

Eastern Connecticut Shuts Out Southern Maine

 

MANSFIELD, Conn.  –  Five different players scored goals as the Eastern Connecticut State University Warriors defeated the University of Southern Maine Huskies 6-0 in a Little East Conference men's soccer game Sunday afternoon at Rick McCarthy Field. 

Eastern Connecticut improves to 10-1 overall with the win over the Huskies and 3-1 in the Little East Conference.  Southern Maine dips to 0-9-3 and 0-3-1 in LEC action. 

ON THE PITCH: 

            ECSU scored three goals in each half en route to the win.  Patrick Agyemang led the way scoring a pair of goals in the 21st and the 57th minute.  Justin Jensen scored the first goal of the game in the 19th, followed by Agyeman in the 21st and Danny Shayler in the 45th for the 3-0 Warrior halftime advantage. Agyemang made it 4-0 in the 57th, before Griffin Luczek and Max Parent notched goals in the 71st and 80th for the 6-0 final. 

.           The Warriors outshot USM 23-0, and had an 8-1 advantage in the corner kicks. 

THE GOALKEEPERS: 

USM sophomore Cameron Atherton (New Milford, Conn.) made three saves in 51:59 of work and allowed three goals.  Senior Dalton Cassidy (Fort Fairfield, Maine) played the final 38:01, making six saves and allowing three goals. 

ECSU starter Kyle Boutot earned the win playing 85:52 before giving way to Jack VanRooyen who played the final 4:08. Neither Warrior made a save in the shutout. 

NEXT GAME:  

            Southern Maine hosts UMaine Farmington in a non-conference game on Wednesday (7:00 pm) at Hannaford Field. 

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