HOW IT HAPPENED
Western Connecticut took the early lead in the ninth
minute when sophomore back Spencer Ranno (Sherman, CT) sent a
pass across the box where junior forward Chauncey Allers (Wilton,
CT) scored to put the host Colonials up 1-0.
would be all the scoring for the half as Western Connecticut took
the one goal lead into the break after outshooting RIC by a 9-5
Island College had several scoring opportunities in the second half
and outshot the Colonials by an 8-5 margin, but Colonials defense
held to win the league championship.
freshman goalkeeper Charlie Tashjian (West Warwick, RI)
(8-7-2) made seven saves for RIC in the setback, while freshman
goalkeeper Daniel Szabo (Trumbull, CT) (6-3-1) had two stops
to earn the win for Western Connecticut. Junior goalkeeper Luca
DiCarlo (Waterbury, CT) also recorded two saves for the