BRIDGEWATER, MA --Rhode Island College senior forward Chris Childs (Cranston, RI) tallied the game-winning goal, and junior forward Jimmy Hernandez (Providence, RI) added his team-leading seventh goal of the season, to lead the visiting Anchormen to a 2-0 victory over Bridgewater State in menís soccer action this afternoon. 


With the win, RIC, who has won its past three matches, improves to 7-4 on the season, while the loss drops the Bearsí record to 4-7-1.


Childs broke a scoreless tie in the 35th minute as he knocked home a loose ball well inside the 18-yard box. Junior midfielder Julian Montoya (North Providence, RI) started the play with a cross that was knocked around inside the box before settling on Childs' foot. Hernandez added a big insurance goal off a direct kick from about 20 yards out in the gameís 75th minute.


Junior netminder Jadon Neves (Warren, RI) earned his second shutout of the season as he turned aside two shots in goal for the Anchormen. Bridgewater senior John Naughton (Braintree, MA) and junior Drew Pontbriand (Fairhaven, MA) split time in goal for the Bears as they each played a half.  Naughton registered two saves while Pontbriand made three saves.


RIC returns to action at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14, when the Anchormen travel to Keene State College for a Little East Conference match.