FLYERS SOAR PAST RAMS TO MAKE A-10 FINALS

November 13, 2015

FLYERS SOAR PAST RAMS TO MAKE A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

FAIRFAX, Va. – The University of Dayton men’s soccer team scored a late winner to move into the Atlantic 10 Championship game on Sunday.

The Flyers (12-5-3) defeated Rhode Island (10-8-2) by a score of 2-1 on Friday, completing the comeback victory.

 

KEY STATS

In the first half, Dayton out-shot Rhode Island 10-6 and put five on target. The Flyers finished the game with 13 shots total and eight on frame. The Rams had nine shots total.

Senior Amass Amankona and senior Carlos Sendin both had a team-high three shots with Amankona putting all three on target.

Sophomore goalkeeper had four saves in his fourth win of the year.

This is the first trip to the A-10 Tournament title game since 2009. It is also the fifth season under head coach Dennis Currier the Flyers have won 12 or more games.


DAYTON GOALS

44th Minute: Senior Amass Amankona (13th goal of season) made a great run across the goal, receiving the pass from fellow senior Michael Frasca before slotting the shot low and away from the URI keeper. (Dayton 1, Rhode Island 1)

80th Minute: Senior Kissima Bojang (4th goal of season) collected the volleyed pass from junior Tommy Harr before controlling it and shooting to the far post for the go-ahead goal. (Dayton, 2, Rhode Island 1)

 

RHODE ISLAND GOALS
19th Minute: Senior Mike Casey scored the opening goal when he fired a rebound to the near corner after the initial shot went off the post and into Casey’s path. (Dayton, 0, Rhode Island 1)

 

UP NEXT

The Flyers will now face No. 8 seed VCU on Sunday at 12 p.m. The game will be nationally televised on the American Sports Network. Go to Atlantic10.com and click on the men’s soccer championship central page for details.

 

 

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