Release: September 17, 2010
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men's soccer defeats No. 26 Lafayette 1-0
nets eventual game winner just 1:14 into the match
HAMILTON, N.Y.--Senior back Kyle
Manscuk scored just 1:14 into the game and redshirt freshman
Hayen recorded his first career shutout, leading Binghamton
(1-4-0) to a 1-0 win over Lafayette (3-2-1) in the opening round
of the Colgate Red Raider Men's Soccer Classic on Friday afternoon.
The win is the Bearcats highest win over a ranked opponent since
they beat then No. 21 Wisconsin o1-0 on Sept. 14, 2008.
Manscuk, who has now scored in two straight games, finished a
corner kick by sophomore forward Adam
Whitehead, giving Binghamton the only goal it would need.
It marked the fastest goal in the program's Division I history,
eclipsing the 1:22 it took Graham Munro to score against Vermont
on Sept. 23, 2005.
"I thought our guys were very good tonight," head coach
Paul Marco said. "Chris and our back four defenders were
excellent. Chris did a good job of organizing the defense and
was able to catch some dangerous crosses. We set the tempo early
in the game and took care of business against a good Lafayette
In his third straight start against a nationally-ranked opponent,
Hayen made three saves to record the solo shutout.
Whitehead now has three assists in his past two games.
Binghamton faces the host team on Sunday at 2:30 in the final
round of the Colgate Red Raider Classic.
NOTES: Binghamton has now faces five straight opponents
that have been ranked in either the NSCAA or College Soccer News
Weekly Poll. Lafayette entered the match No. 26 in the NSCAA