Release: November 15, 2008
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Binghamton men's soccer loses 1-0 at Boston in America East finals
BOSTON, Mass.-- Senior forward Jin Oh scored in the 79th minute,
leading Boston (11-5-3) to a 1-0 win over Binghamton (12-6-3)
in the America East Conference men's soccer finals on Saturday
afternoon at Nickerson Field. The Terriers capture their first
championship since 2004 while the Bearcats were denied their
third conference title in six years. Binghamton was making its
conference-record sixth consecutive appearance in the America
East championship game.
Oh's winning goal came on a lob from 20 yards over the Binghamton
defense. It was his third goal of the season and was assisted
by junior midfielder Richy Dorman. The Terriers outshot the Bearcats
14-4 for the game but were unable to find the back of the net
until Oh's decisive shot.
"GIve Boston credit," head coach Paul Marco said. "They
are a great team. I am proud of our team and what they accomplished
during this tournament. They represented Binghamton University
Junior goalkeeper Jason Stenta
stopped four shots.
Junior forward Cameron
Keith, senior midfielder Cody
Germain and senior back Barry
Neville were named to the America East All-Tournament
Binghamton is one of several
teams on the bubble for a bid to the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
The brackets will be revealed Monday at 6 p.m. on ESPN News.