BROOKLINE, Mass. – The Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team fell to Pine Manor College, 4-3, in overtime on Saturday, Sept. 7. Freshman Anthony Barreira (Beacon Falls, Conn.) led the team with five points on two goals and one assist.
FINAL SCORE: Pine Manor 4 | Albertus Magnus 3 (OT)
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (3-1) | Pine Manor (3-1-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Junior Salah Oumorou (West Haven, Conn.) continued his hot start to the season, opening the game's scoring in the 23rd minute. The goal, which is Oumorou's fifth on the year, was assisted by Barreira.
Following an answer by the Gators in the 48th minute, Barreira and Oumorou connected again to give the Falcons the lead back, 2-1, just under a minute later.
The Gators tied the score again at 2-2 with a 70th-minute strike from Jose Gonzalez, his first of the day. About eight minutes later, the Falcons took their third one-goal advantage of the contest, 3-2, behind an unassisted tally from Barreira.
Unfortunately for Albertus, Pine Manor tied the score at 3-all with less than 10 minutes remaining in regulation. In overtime, Gonzalez secured the win for the Gators at the 99:55 mark with his second goal of the afternoon.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
Albertus: Jared Brennan (North Haven, Conn.) (L, 3-1): 13 Shots on Goal | 4 Goals-Against | 9 Saves
Pine Manor: Angel Pena (W, 2-1-1): 11 Shots on Goal | 3 Goals-Against | 8 Saves
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
• Five different players registered at least two shots for the Falcons, including a team-high four from Oumorou.
• Brennan's nine saves is a new season high for the rookie.
• Barreira has scored a goal in back-to-back games and is up to three on the season.
• This was the first meeting between Albertus and Pine Manor.
• In four games this year, Oumorou has 13 points on five goals and three assists.
• Oumorou is tied for the conference lead with 13 points and is second in both goals (5) and assists (3).
• The Falcons had not lost an overtime contest since the 2017 season.
Albertus Magnus kicks off the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) portion of its schedule on Saturday, Sept. 14, with a 3 p.m. road showdown against Suffolk University.