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Paxton, Mass. - Sophomore Abdoul Aremu (West Haven, Conn.) scored the game-winning goal at the 73rd minute to lift the Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 win over Anna Maria College Wednesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play.
FINAL: Albertus Magnus 2 | Anna Maria 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-4-4, 3-1,4) | Anna Maria (2-10-1, 0-7-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Anna Maria opened the scoring at the 24th minute as Ryan Todesco scored his first of the season after converting on a feed from Connor Francis.
With the clock winding down, Aremu would find the back of the net for his first game-winner of the year to send the Falcons home with the "W".
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Albertus outshot Anna Maria, 19-6, as well as held the advantage in corner kicks, 7-3.
- Along with his goal, Yeboah led the offensive attach with a team-high six shots while Areumo and Digo Cruz (Naugatuck, Conn.) added three shots each.
- Tedesco and Tim Harrington recorded a team-best two shots.
- Both teams had 11 fouls a piece.
- Sophomore Albert Afful (West Haven, Conn.) recorded his first collegiate point following the assist on Aremu's goal.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
- Albertus - Joe Russo (North Haven, Conn.) (W, 4-4-4): 2 Shots on Goal | 1 Goals-Against | 1 Saves | 90 Minutes
- Anna Maria - Jeffre Donahue (L, 2-9-1): 6 Shots on Goal | 2 Goals-Against | 4 Saves | 90 Minutes
The men's soccer team returns to action this Saturday, Oct. 18 as the Falcons host No. 6 Saint Joseph's College (Maine). Kick-off is set for 4 p.m. at Celentano Field.