Datyon defeats Liberty 1-0 on the road

September 27, 2016

DAYTON POWERS TO 1-0 WIN OVER LIBERTY

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The University of Dayton men’s soccer team went on the road Tuesday and picked up a 1-0 victory over Liberty.

The Flyers (3-5-1) defeated the Flames (4-4-1) in the second to last non-conference game of the 2016 season.

SCORING BREAKDOWN

  • 55th Minute – Dayton 1, Liberty 0 – Freshman Rok Taneski gave Dayton the initial lead with a goal on the assist by sophomore Kennedy Nwabia off a cross sent out wide. Taneski finished to the lower right corner.

KEY STATS

  • Both teams were evenly matched in the first half, totaling six shots, two on goal each.
  • Dayton finished the contest with 12 shots while Liberty totaled 11. The Flyers put five on target and had a 6-5 corner kick advantage.
  • Taneski led the team with five shots while Nwabia chipped in three shots.
  • Dayton had 15 different players appear in the contest. Six different Flyers had at least one shot attempt.
  • Goalkeeper Federico Barrios made his second career start between the posts. He finished with three saves and his first shutout.

UP NEXT

  • The Flyers will next open Atlantic 10 play on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Massachusetts.
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