Immediate Release: August 20, 2004
Contact: Name David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
soccer team beat Colgate 3-2 in preseason game; women lose 3-1
N.Y.--Senior forward Stephen Bruce (Buckie, Scotland)
netted a pair of second-half goals, leading the Binghamton men's
soccer team to a 3-2 win over Colgate at the Nice 'N Easy/ Coca
Cola Collegiate Soccer Preview on Friday evening at the David
L. Emerson Soccer Farm in Oxford, N.Y. In the women's game earlier
in the day, Binghamton lost to Colgate 3-1.
Bruce broke a 1-1 tie in the second half with back-to-back goals
that put Binghamton ahead to stay. The Red Raiders had a 1-0
lead in the first half before senior midfielder Charles Darkwah
(Toronto, Ontario) tied up the contest just before halftime.
Both Bruce and Darkwah were named second-team all-conference
players in the America East last year.
Junior goalkeeper Stefan Gonet (Refrewshire, Scotland/ Trinity)
played the entire game in goal.
a scoreless first half in the women's game, the Red Raiders put
Binghamton in a 2-0 hole to start the second half. Freshman forward
Maria Krug (Norwich, Conn./Norwich) cut the deficit to
2-1 in the second half but Colgate got a late goal to ice the
The men's team opens up its 2004 season on Wednesday, Sept. 1
at Marist. The women team kicks off its season at home on Friday,
Aug. 27 against Manhattan at 4 p.m.
NOTE: The men's team is scheduled to hold a scrimmage
against the Woodbridge (Ontario) Strikers on Saturday, August
21 at noon at the West Gym Complex.