GORHAM, Maine - #6/10 Saint Joseph's College (15-0, 10-0 GNAC) defeated in-state rival University of Southern Maine (2-11-1, 1-4-1 LEC), 4-0, in a non-conference men's soccer game on Tuesday night.
The Monks featured four different goal scorers, as juniors Noah Robinson (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.), Jackson Taylor (Gorham, Maine) and Mitchell Duncan (Sanford, Maine) and freshman Kuma Onyejose (East Greenwich, R.I.) hit pay dirt in the victory. Junior Cody Elliott (Gorham, Maine) dealt a pair of assists on the evening.
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The Monks grabbed an early lead when Robinson netted his seventh goal of the season, off an Elliott corner kick, at the 10:36 mark. The 1-0 margin remained until the 59th minute, when Taylor capitalized on a left-to-right crossing pass near the goalmouth from Elliott for his first goal of the year.
Duncan tacked on his fifth goal of the season barely eight minutes later and Onyejose capped the scoring ledger with his fourth tally of the year off an Austin Ward (North Andover, Mass.) through ball.
Saint Joseph's senior Blake Mullen (Manchester, Conn.) made one save in 85:34 minutes to pick up his 15th win of the season while sophomore David Walbridge (Hampden, Mass.) did not face a shot in 4:26 of relief.
Southern Maine senior Charlie Mull (Portland, Maine/Cheverus) turned away three shots in the loss.
Saint Joseph's held a 15-4 lead in shots with a 7-1 shots on goal advantage while both teams were awarded three corner kicks in the non-conference matchup.
Saint Joseph's is now 13-12-4 all-time versus University of Southern Maine and has now defeated the Huskies in three-consecutive meetings.
Saint Joseph's will host conference-rival Lasell College on Saturday at 3:00 PM.