Release: November 6, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
men's soccer falls to UNH in America East quarterfinals
season ends in quarterfinals for second straight year
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The University of New Hampshire (8-5-5) defeated
Binghamton University (6-7-4) 1-0 in an America East Tournament
quarterfinal match Saturday night at the Bearcats Sports Complex.
In a rematch of last week's regular season battle for postseason
seeding, the Wildcats avenged a 1-0 loss in the second sudden
death overtime period as they advance to the semifinals to face
top-seeded Boston University. The Bearcats season ends in the
quarterfinals for the second season in a row.
"I thought we did a good job of getting to the end line
and getting some good crosses in," said head coach Paul
Marco. "I thought their goalkeeper made a couple of pretty
good saves. In the end, it was a very tight game, and we had
a moment where we didn't execute that well and it cost us the
UNH entered the scoring column when a BU defender made a play
back to the goalkeeper, but incidentally headed the ball over
the keeper's head and into the team's own net. The Wildcats made
an initial offensive surge up the field, which forced the defender
to quickly make the play back to the keeper.
Freshman goalkeeper Chris
Hayen made five saves in the match.
With an 11-9 differential,
the Wildcats owned the shot advantage for the match, putting
six of the eleven shots on goal.