November 9, 2005


2005 ECAC New England Div. III Menís Soccer Tournament
First Round Game Score Report:

Providence, RI








#7 Castleton State (9-8-1)





#2 Rhode Island College (10-5-5)


Anchormen Advance to Semi-Finals

Providence, RIóSecond-seeded Rhode Island College scored in the fourth minute and never looked back en route to a 4-0 win over seventh-seeded Castleton State in first round action of the 2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Div. III Menís Soccer Tournament.


Senior forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) had a goal and two assists for four points to lead the Anchormen offensively. Sophomore forward Kyle Genereux (Harrisville, RI) put RIC on top in the fourth minute, scoring on a pass from Teixeira. Junior midfielder Holman Giraldo (Pawtucket, RI) netted a goal in the 29th minute to put RIC up, 2-0. Senior sweeper Matt Borges (New Bedford, MA) scored on a penalty kick in the 39th minute and Teixeira scored in the 40th minute with a diving head shot off of sophomore midfielder Julian Montoyaís (North Providence, RI) crossing pass to round out RICís scoring.


The Anchormen held the Spartans without a shot for the entire 90 minutes, outshooting CSC, 20-0. RIC sophomore goalkeeper Jadon Neves (Warren, RI) did not have to make a save to earn his fourth shutout of the season. Neves is now 6-5-1 on the season. As a team, RIC has held its opponents scoreless in ten of its 20 games this fall.


Castleton State senior goalkeeper Matt Vernon (Allentown, NJ) took the loss, making four saves and allowing all four goals in the first half, as his record falls to 4-3. Junior goalkeeper Dan Gregory (New Paltz, NY) relieved Vernon after the first half, making three stops in the final 45 minutes of action.


RIC improves to 10-5-5 and advances to the semi-finals. The Anchormen will host third-seeded Plymouth State, which defeated sixth-seeded Albertus Magnus, 4-0, on Saturday, Nov. 12. The game is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Castleton State ends its season with a 9-8-1 record.