Menís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

Johnson & Wales (4-3)

0

2

 

2

 
Rhode Island College (3-1)
1
0
 
1
 

 

SECOND HALF SURGE SINKS ANCHORMEN
Wildcats Score Twice in Final Eight Minutes to Steal Victory

Providence, RIóJunior midfielder Michael Gliniecki (Baltimore, MD) scored on a free kick from 30 yards out in the 87th minute to lift Johnson & Wales University past Rhode Island College, 2-1, in collegiate menís soccer action.

 

Glinieckiís goal came just five minutes after freshman midfielder Eric Flath (Warwick, RI) tied the game at 1-1 in the 82nd minute off a junior defender Joel Reynolds (Middletown, PA) pass.

 

The Wildcats trailed, 1-0, after RIC senior midfielder Nic Rossi (North Kingstown, RI) netted his first goal of the season in the 16th minute. The Wildcats regrouped at the intermission and pressured the Anchormen for the entire second half. JWU outshot RIC, 14-7, in the second frame and, 18-16, in the game.

 

JWU senior goalkeeper Brenton Blanchard (Saline, MI) made seven saves to improve his record to 4-3 on the season. RIC junior goalkeeper Jadon Neves (Warren, RI) made four stops as his record dips to 1-1.

 

The loss spoiled the evening for the Anchormen who were playing ≠≠their first night game in school history on the RIC campus. The Anchormen also suffer their first loss of the season and fall to 3-1. The Wildcats win their fourth consecutive game and get over the .500 mark for the first time this fall with a 4-3 mark.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at UMass Boston on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m.

 

-complete box score to follow-