Saturday, 22 September 2018 22:50

Men's Soccer Falls to Nationally Ranked Cortland

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The Oswego State men's soccer team began its SUNYAC portion of the schedule with a loss at No. 15/17 Cortland on Saturday.

THE BASICS

  • Result: Cortland 4, Oswego 0
  • Location: Stadium Red – Cortland, N.Y.
  • Records: Cortland 6-0-2 (1-0-0 SUNYAC)  |  Oswego 3-3-1 (0-1-0 SUNYAC)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Oswego and Cortland traded early shots on-goal in the opening 10 minutes but both goalies were able to make stops.
  • Cortland scored its first goal at 11:05 but Oswego had the opportunity to answer less than a minute later.
  • Caleb Asamoah was awarded a penalty kick at 11:46, but his initial attempt was stopped by the Red Dragon keeper.
  • The junior was able to corral the rebound and put another shot on-net, but was denied again.
  • Cortland was able to score again five minutes later and added its third tally of the first half in the 35th minutes.
  • Laker goalie Brian Terra held the Red Dragons to just one goal in the final 45 minutes, making five saves in the loss.
  • Jack Van Pelt tied Asamoah for the team lead with two shots on-goal
  • Hassan Musa and Sean Ormsby accounted for a shot on-net apiece, bringing the Lakers' total to six for the tilt.

WHAT'S NEXT

Oswego remains on the road next weekend, continuing conference action with a 4 p.m. contest at New Paltz on Friday.

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