Dayton defeats Fordham 2-1

October 5, 2016

DAYTON, Ohio – The University of Dayton men’s soccer team held on to an early lead to take a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Fordham Wednesday.

The Flyers (4-5-2, 1-0-1 A-10) remained unbeaten in conference play while the Rams (3-4-3, 0-1-1 A-10) are still looking for their first win.


  • 1st Minute – Sophomore Kennedy Nwabia put Dayton ahead early with a header off the corner by freshman Rok Taneski.
  • 69th Minute – Nwabia finished off the brace with a rebound off a breakaway attempt by senior Michael Frasca that fell to Nwabia for goal No. 2.
  • 80th Minute – Fordham got a consolation goal late in the game by Janos Loebe.


  • The Flyers out-shot the Rams 15-13 with both teams putting five on target.
  • There were six cards issued in the game, all in the first half. It included a red card to the Fordham bench.
  • Nwabia led the Flyers with five shots, three on goal, while Taneski totaled four shots.
  • Goalkeeper Federico Barrios recorded four saves and moved to 2-1-2 on the season.
  • The Flyers had a 6-5 corner kick advantage.
  • Nwabia’s goals were his second and third of the season while Taneski picked up his fourth assist and Frasca got his first.


  • The Flyers remain at home to host Saint Louis Saturday at 7 p.m. at Baujan Field.
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