FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 1, 2003

Menís Soccer Score Report:

Plymouth, NH

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

Rhode Island College (11-7, 5-2)

0

0

 

0

 
Plymouth State (12-2-2, 5-1-1)
1
2
 
3
 

 

GOALS: PSU, Nick Libera (Kyle Bowman), 12:00; PSU, Koichi Nakatsubo, 76:00; PSU, Mike Cantelli (Felix Rosen), 86:20.

 

SAVES: RIC, Jason Nelson (4); PSU, Brad Wilby (3).

 

TOTAL SHOTS: RIC (3); PSU (10).

 

PANTHERS DASH RICíS HOPES FOR LEC TITLE, 3-0

Plymouth, NHóThe Rhode Island College menís soccer team had their hopes for the programís first-ever regular season Little East Conference title fall short in a, 3-0, loss at Plymouth State College.

 

PSU improves to 12-2-2 overall and posted a 5-1-1 mark in the conference. The Panthers will be the number one seed in the four-team Little East Tournament, which begins on Wednesday, Nov. 4. RIC falls to 11-7 overall and 5-2 in the LEC. Then Anchormen will be the third seed in the tourney and will face second-seeded Keene State on Wednesday. The game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.

 

The Panthers senior back Nick Libera (Cromwell, CT) scored the game-winning goal in the 12th minute, converting a crossing pass from senior midfielder Kyle Bowman (Bedford, NH). Sophomore midfielder Koichi Nakatsubo (Numazu City, Japan) and senior midfielder Mike Cantelli (Raymond, NH) added insurance goals in the 76th and 87th minute, respectively.

 

RIC junior goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) made four stops in a losing effort, while his counterpart, PSU senior netminder Brad Wilby (Haddonfield, NJ) made three saves to earn the shutout.

 

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