FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 29, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Menís Soccer Score Report:

Danbury, CT

 

 

1

2

 
Final

 

Rhode Island College (5-4-2, 1-1-1)

0

0

 

0

 
Western Connecticut (5-5, 1-2)
1
0
 
1
 

 

ANCHORMEN FALL TO COLONIALS, 1-0
RIC Suffers Third Shutout Loss & Falls to 1-1-1 in LEC Play

Danbury, CTóRhode Island College was shut out, 1-0, by Western Connecticut in a battle of Little East Conference menís soccer rivals on Saturday evening. The Anchormen, who suffer their third loss via shutout, fall to 5-4-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the Little East. The Colonials even their record at 5-5, while picking up their first LEC victory of the season.

 

WestConn sophomore midfielder Shane Edgely (Oakdale, CT) scored his sixth goal of the season off a free kick in the 31st minute to propel the Colonials to victory. RIC outshot Western Connecticut, 23-11. Tony Belanger (Thomaston, CT), in his second collegiate start in goal, made seven saves and registered his first collegiate shutout for the Colonials. Freshmen backs Dennis Poulter (Waterbury, CT) and Luis Duque (Naugatuck, CT) cleared two Anchormen shots off the goal line to preserve the shutout for WestConn.

 

Rhode Island College senior goalkeeper Jadon Neves (Warren, RI) made five saves in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will have the week to prepare for Little East Conference rival Keene State, as the Anchormen will host the Owls on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. WestConn will play at Worcester State on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.

 

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