FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 2, 2008

 

Anchormen Fall at Gordon, 2-0

 

Wenham, MAóThe Rhode Island College menís soccer team outshot host Gordon College by a plus-six margin, but was unable to solve senior goalkeeper Brian Schilling (Goffstown, NH) as the Anchormen fell, 2-0, this afternoon in non-conference action.

 

Rhode Island College (0-3-0) carried the play throughout the match, holding an edge in shots (18-12) and corner kicks (5-2). The Anchormen peppered the Fighting Scotsí cage with nine shots in each half, but could not penetrate the hostís defensive unit. Schilling collected seven saves to earn his first shutout victory of the season.

 

Gordon College (1-0-0) cracked the scoring column in the 43rd minute, when Archie Reed scored his first goal of the campaign off an assist from Matt Horth. The Fighting Scots registered an insurance marker in the 60th minute.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Justin OíConnor (North Kingstown, R.I.) made four saves in a losing effort (0-2).

 

Rhode Island College returns to action at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, when the Anchormen host cross-city rival Johnson & Wales (0-2-0).

 

It is the first time in 15 years that the Anchormen have opened a season without a win or tie through their first three contests.

 

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