FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 10, 2017

 

PAIZ NETS FIRST COLLEGIATE GOAL IN, 1-0,
WIN AT WORCESTER STATE

Worcester, Mass.-Senior midfielder Gabriel Paiz (North Providence, RI) scored his first collegiate goal to help lead the Rhode Island College men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Worcester State on Tuesday night.

 

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 1, Worcester State 0
(Worcester State 6-5)
(Rhode Island College 6-5-1)

 

 

 Senior midfielder Gabriel Paiz

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
• The two teams battled through a scoreless first half with Worcester State holding a 6-3 advantage in shots for the stanza.

• RIC got on the board in the 54th when junior midfielder Dennis Vazquez (Providence, RI) played a through ball to Paiz, who put a shot across the goal line and into the corner of the net to put the Anchormen up, 1-0.

• That would be all the scoring for the evening as RIC outshot Worcester State by a 7-6 margin in the second half en route to the 1-0 victory.

• Freshman Charlie Tashjian (West Warwick, RI) (6-4-1) made three saves for RIC to earn his second straight shutout, while sophomore Henri Guilmette (Franklin, MA) (2-2) recorded three stops in the loss for Worcester State.

 

BY THE NUMBERS
• Worcester State outshot RIC by a 12-10 margin and held a 5-1 advantage in corner kicks in the contest.

 

WHO'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Western Connecticut for a Little East Conference contest on Sunday, Oct. 15 (1 p.m.).

 

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