FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 15, 2017

 

ANCHORMEN FALL, 1-0, AT WESTERN CONNECTICUT

Danbury, Conn.-Rhode Island College freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian (West Warwick, RI) made 11 saves as the Anchormen fell, 1-0, at Western Connecticut in Little East Conference men's soccer action played at the WAC on Sunday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 0, Western Connecticut 1
Rhode Island College (6-6-1, 3-2 LEC)
Western Connecticut (10-6, 3-2 LEC)

 

 

 Junior midfielder Dennis Vazquez

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
Rhode Island College and the Colonials battled to a scoreless first half, with the hosts holding a 10-3 advantage in shots.

Western scored the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute when junior forward Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) netted his 11th marker of the season, converting a pass from sophomore back Spencer Ranno (Sherman, CT).

Tashjian made 11 saves in a losing effort (6-5-1), while Western junior netminder Luca DiCarlo (Waterbury, CT) made four saves in the win (8-3).

 

BY THE NUMBERS
Western Connecticut outshot RIC, 21-6, and held a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Junior midfielder Dennis Vazquez (Providence, RI) led RIC with four shots.

 

WHO'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Westfield State on Wednesday, Oct. 18 (7 p.m.).

 

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