FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 8, 2017

 

TASHJIAN STOPS THREE IN, 4-0, LOSS TO

ST. LAWRENCE AT MAYOR’S CUP TOURNEY

Oneonta, N.Y.-Freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian (West Warwick, RI) made three saves as the Rhode Island College men’s soccer team lost, 4-0, to St. Lawrence in second round action of the 2017 Mayor’s Cup Tournament, hosted by SUNY Oneonta on Saturday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS
St. Lawrence 4, Rhode Island College 0
(St. Lawrence 1-2-1)
(Rhode Island College 0-3-1)

 

 

 Freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
• St. Lawrence junior back Stephen Dormey (Avon, CT) headed in senior back Rob Brandell’s (Glen Ridge, NJ) pass of a restart for his first goal of the year in the 20th minute.

• Junior forward Charlton Kelly (Toronto, Ontario) scored his second of the year on a header, with sophomore striker Jevaughn Sinclair (Clarendon, Jamaica) and freshman midfielder James Nicholas (Cornwall, CT) picking up the assists, in the 37th minute.

• Junior back Brendan McNamee (Newton, NJ) chipped a shot past Tashjian, off a leading pass from junior forward Tapshak Augustine (Abuja, Nigeria), in the 57th minute for his third of the year.

• Sinclair netted his first in the 79th minute off a pass from junior midfielder Jethro Dede (New York, NY) to round out the game’s scoring.

 

BY THE NUMBERS
• Tashjian (0-2-1) made three saves in the loss. St. Lawrence junior goalkeeper Mike Smith (Syracuse, NY) turned aside three in the win (1-2-1).

• St. Lawrence outshot RIC, 11-8, and 7-3 in shots on goal.

• RIC held the advantage in corner kicks, 4-0.

• RIC senior forward Komla Dogbey (Providence, RI) led the Anchormen with three shots.

• The Mayor’s Cup the oldest continuously running collegiate soccer tournament in the country.

 

WHO'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Bridgewater State on Wednesday, Sept. 13 (4 p.m.).

 

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