FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 24, 2005

Menís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

UMass Boston (6-2, 0-2)

0

0

 

0

 
Rhode Island College (4-3, 2-0)
4
2
 
6
 

 

RIC EARNS THIRD STRAIGHT WIN WITH,
6-0, VICTORY OVER UMASS BOSTON

Providence, RIóRhode Island College won its third consecutive game, all of which have come by shutout, with a 6-0 win over UMass Boston on Saturday afternoon. RIC improves to 4-3 overall and stays unbeaten in the Little East Conference with a 2-0 mark. UMB falls to 6-2 overall and remains winless in the LEC with an 0-2 mark. The win was the Anchormenís eighth consecutive victory over the Beacons.

 

Sophomore midfielder James Nigrelli (Ashaway, RI) netted what proved to be the game-winning goal in the ninth minute. Junior midfielder Holman Giraldo (Pawtucket, RI) scored two goals and senior forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI), freshman defender Dan Rodrigues (Cumberland, RI) and junior forward Nick Tavares (East Providence, RI) each netted a goal. Rodriguesí  goal were the first of his collegiate career. Sophomore midfielder Julian Montoya (North Providence, RI) chipped in with two assists.

 

Sophomore goalkeeper Jadon Neves (Warren, RI) made two saves to earn his first shutout and improve his record to 2-3 on the season. The Anchormen have not allowed a goal in their last 271:42 of play.

 

UMass Boston freshman goalkeeper Paul Maniscalco (Boston, MA) was under the gun all afternoon as he made six saves in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Tufts on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. UMass Boston will play at Salem State on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m.