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For Immediate Release: October 16, 2009
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton men's soccer beats Boston University 2-1

Box Score

VESTAL, N.Y.-- Freshman forward Jake Keegan had a goal and an assist, powering Binghamton (7-5-1, 2-1-0 AE) to a 2-1 win over Boston University (7-5-2, 1-3-0 AE) in an America East Conference game on Friday night at the Bearcats Sports Complex. The game was televised nationally on FOX Soccer Channel.

"I am very proud of our team tonight," head coach Paul Marco said. "It was a tight game which either team could have won. We were able to get our goals in key moments."

Keegan opened the scoring in the sixth minute when he scored an unassisted goal from close range. It was his team-high third goal of the season.

Boston answered just four minutes later when Aaron O'Neal netted his team-best ninth goal of the year. He took a pass from Michael Bustamante, dribbled into the box and slid it into the lower left corner of the goal.

The game stayed tied until the 63rd minute when Ryan Walter netted his first career goal. Scott Zobre broke and cross the ball to Keegan who then got the ball to Walter who was stationed right outside the goal. Walter finished the play by putting the ball between the goalkeeper's legs and into the net.

Boston University held an 18-6 advantage in shots. Senior goalkeeper Jason Stenta made seven saves for the Bearcats.

Binghamton heads to Hartford for a 7 p.m. game on Wednesday.

NOTES: Keegan and O'Neal were the America East Players of the Game ... he three career points is a career high for Keegan.

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