#6/10 Monks Chase Huskies, 4-0

#6/10 Monks Chase Huskies, 4-0

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 LEAD

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.

THE REST OF THE STORY

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.

THE KEEPERS

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.

TEAM STATS

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.

HISTORICALLY SPEAKING

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.

NEXT!

Saint Joseph's will host conference-rival Lasell College on Saturday at 3:00 PM.

 

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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at www.sjcme.edu.