September 28, 2016



Providence, R.I.óJunior midfielder Ty Catunto (New Bedford, MA) scored in the third minute as the Rhode Island College shut out Roger Williams, 3-0, in collegiate menís soccer action played at Alumni Field on Wednesday evening.


RIC (6-3) got on the board in the third minute when a Roger Williams (2-8-1) defender misplayed a clearing attempt. Catunto then stole the clearing attempt and blasted in a shot from 10 yards out to put the Anchormen up 1-0.  


RIC preserved the shutout in the 36th minute when senior goalkeeper Chris Moura (Rumford, RI) made a diving save of a point blank shot from RWU freshman midfielder Garrett Bolton (Candia, NH). The Anchormen took the one goal lead heading into halftime after outshooting Roger Williams by a commanding, 16-3, margin.



 Junior midfielder Ty Catunto


The Anchormen added to their lead at the 57:14 mark when freshman midfielder Kevin Tay Munoz (Providence, RI) took possession near midfield and sent a crossing pass to Catunto on the far right side. Catunto found junior Komla Dogbey (Providence, RI) who then buried a shot into the upper left corner of the goal to put RIC up 2-0.


The final goal of the contest came in the 75th minute when a Roger Williams miscue led to an own goal to propel the Anchormen to the 3-0 victory.  RIC held a 23-7 advantage in shots for the contest and a 7-1 advantage in corner kicks.


Moura recorded his third shutout of the season and 12th of his career with four saves for RIC, while RWU freshman Edmund Geschickter (Brookline, MA) posted eight saves in a losing effort.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 1 (11 a.m.).