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September 22, 2012

 

ASIEDU HELPS RIC STEAL WIN AT UMASS BOSTON

Boston, Mass.- Sophomore forward Emmanuel Asiedu (Lincoln, RI) notched the game-winning goal in the 69th minute to give the Rhode Island College menís soccer team a 1-0 victory over UMass Boston on Saturday afternoon in Little East Conference action played at Clark Athletic Field.

 

In what proved to be a defensive slugfest from start to finish, Asieduís second half-goal was the difference maker for Rhode Island College (2-4-1, 1-1 LEC). Asiedu laced one past goalkeeper Bryce Menard (Randolph, MA) on a loose ball that deflected off a UMass Boston (2-4-2, 0-2 LEC) defender to put the Anchormen on top by one.

 

 

 Sophomore forward Emmanuel Asiedu

 

RIC goalkeeper Christopher Duarte (Cumberland, RI) improved his record to 2-4-1 and made five saves on the day en route to his second shutout of the season. On other end, Menard (1-2-1) made two saves in the losing effort.

 

The Beacons edged out the Anchormen in the shot column (11-10) and also held the advantage in corner kicks (5-4).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College hits the road to take on Framingham State on Tuesday, Sept. 25 (4 p.m.), while UMass Boston heads to Southern Maine on Saturday, Sept. 29 to take on the Huskies (noon).

 

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