Men's Soccer

2018 Record: 6-6-5; GNAC Record: 5-2-4 / NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2 / GNAC Titles: 2 (1996 & 2012)

Falcons Upended 2-0 By Manhattanville College

Falcons Upended 2-0 By Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY - The Albertus Magnus College Falcons Men's Soccer team dropped a non conference 2-0 decision to host Manhattanville College on Wednesday afternoon. 

The Falcons battled Manhattanville to a 0-0 score until the 39th minute of play when freshman forward Bryan Merlos (Harrison, NY/Harrison) finished a pass from junior midfielder Keston George (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago/Victory Christian Academy) to give Manhattanville a 1-0 lead going into halftime. 

The Falcons received a big save from freshman goalkeeper Donato Piroscafo (Naugatuck, CT/Naugatuck) to keep them in the game down tthe stretch.  Manhattanville found the back of the net in the 80th minute as George blasted a ball into the upper 90 to finish the scoring on the afternoon at 2-0.

Albertus drops to 9-3 overall and 3-1 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) while Manhattanville improves to 5-3, 0-0-1 Freedom on the season.  The Falcons host GNAC opponent Suffolk University on Saturday at 3:15 pm during our Annual Fall Fest Celebration.