Men's Soccer

2016 record: 9-8-1; GNAC 4-4-1 / NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2 / GNAC Titles: 2 (1996 & 2012)

Men's Soccer Comes Up Short in Double Overtime to Mitchell

Men's Soccer Comes Up Short in Double Overtime to Mitchell

New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team came up short in double overtime, 2-1, against in-state foe Mitchell College on Tuesday evening at Celentano Field.

FINAL SCORE: Mitchell 2 | Albertus Magnus 1 (2OT)
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (3-3, 2-1) | Mitchell (1-3-1)


HOW IT HAPPENED

Five minutes into regulation, Mitchell capitalized on offense as junior Andrew Storton found the back of the net to give the visitors the early 1-0 edge.

The Falcons would battle the rest of the game outshooting their opponents 6-4 in the second half when Kervin Franco (East Haven, Conn.) found the back of the net in the 84th minute of play to force overtime.

The first overtime featured just a single shot that was turned away by Mitchell keeper Seth Strader, forcing another 10 minute period.

The second overtime continued the physical nature of the contest and resulted in a penalty kick for Mitchell with 3:43 remaining. Storton was able to find the back of the net scoring the game-winner and his second goal of the game.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Albertus Magnus keeper Joe Russo (North Haven, Conn.) stopped four shots in the loss, while sophomore Seth Strader recorded three saves in the win.
  • Both teams tallied 11 shots on the match.
  • Freshman Salah Oumorou (West Haven, Conn.) recorded a team-high six shots, including two shots on goal.
  • Mitchell held an 6-3 edge in corner kicks.
  • Along with the two goals, Andrew Storton posted a team-high three shots.
  • Mitchell held the foul advantage, 21-17.

UP NEXT
Albertus Magnus returns to action on Thursday, Sept. 21st against SUNY Purchase. Kick-off is set for 6 p.m. at Celentano Field.