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Men's Soccer Ties Johnson & Wales in Double Overtime, 2-2

Men's Soccer Ties Johnson & Wales in Double Overtime, 2-2

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New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team fought for 110 minutes on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action, forcing a 2-2 tie with Johnson & Wales in double overtime at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletics Complex.

FINAL: Albertus Magnus 2 | Johnson & Wales 2 - 2OT
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (1-3-2, 0-1-2) | Johnson & Wales (5-1-2, 3-1-1)

Albertus got things started as junior Matt Cotto (Stratford, Conn.) scored the first goal of the game at the five minute mark to give the visitors the early 1-0 edge. Cotto's goal was his first of the season and second of his career.

However, with less than a minute to go in the opening half, Johnson & Wales Jazario Brimmer would even up the score at 1-1 after finding the back of the net to close out the first.

The Wildcats carried their momentum off Brimmer's goal into the second as Andrew Vecere scored off a nice feed from Teagan Drake to put the hosts up by one, 2-1. Four minutes later, sophomore Abdul Aremu (West Haven, Conn.) would score his third of the season, tying the game at 2-2.

For the remainder of regulation, both teams battled offensively and defensively sending the game into extra time.

Albertus and Johnson & Wales battled through two ten-minute overtime periods, but neither team was able to find the back of the net ending the game in a 2-2 draw.


  • Johnson & Wales outshot Albertus 31-4, including a 11-4 shots on goal advantage.
  • The Wildcats also won the battle in corner kicks, 12-1.
  • Freshman Peter Rivera (Norwalk, Conn.) posted a team-best two shots, both of which were on goal.
  • Jason Cruz led the hosts with a game-high seven shots while Andrew Vecere and Teagan Drake recorded six shots apiece.


  • Albertus Magnus - Joe Russo (North Haven, Conn.) (T, 1-3-2): 11 Shots on Goal | 2 Goal-Against | 9 Saves | 110 minutes
  • Johnson & Wales – Adam Cassidy (T, 0-0-1): 4 Shots on Goal | 2 Goal-Against | 2 Saves | 110 minutes

The men's soccer team returns to action on Wednesday, September 26th as the Falcons travel to Newton, Mass. to take on Lasell College in a midweek conference clash. Kick-off is set for 4 p.m.

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