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Stony Brook blanks Lehigh, 3-0

Published: October 22, 2013


Bethlehem, Pa. - The Stony Brook men's soccer team enjoyed a strong 3-0 victory over Lehigh after goals by sophomores Martin Giordano (Weston, Fla.) and Alejandro Fritz (Budapest, Hungary) and junior Keith McKenna (Great River, N.Y.), Tuesday night at Ulrich Sports Complex.

The match was the final regular season non-conference match for the #Seawolves, who improved to 6-7-1 on the year. Lehigh falls to 2-10-1.

Head Coach Ryan Anatol's Reaction
"Tonight was a good performance for us. We're happy with the result, we're happy to score three goals and we're happy to get a shutout. A lot of guys contributed, so it was an all-around good performance."

Goal Recaps

  • In the eighth minute, McKenna got the ball at the top of the box as Giordano ran in behind the Lehigh centerbacks. McKenna then slipped the ball through the defenders to Giordano, who easily slipped the ball into the upper right corner of the net.
  • In the 56th minute, Giordano was playing the ball out wide and sent it into the box as McKenna raced in and one-timed the ball into the upper right corner of the net.
  • In the 70th minute, Fritz had a free kick at the top of the box, and he bent the ball around the defensive wall into the net for the goal.

The Numbers Game

  • Giordano and McKenna each finished with three points on the night.
  • Giordano has recorded a point in each of the last four matches. He now has a team-high six assists, which also is in the top 10 in Stony Brook single-season history, and a team-high 10 points.
  • Both of Giordano's goals this year have been game-winners.
  • McKenna has scored a goal in four of the last five matches.
  • Senior Carlos Villa (Caracas, Venezuela) made a career-high nine saves on his way to his third clean sheet of the year.
  • The three goals match a season high.

News & Notes

  • Stony Brook is now 2-0-1 all-time against Lehigh and has shut out the Mountain Hawks in all three matches.
  • The #Seawolves wrap up their regular season non-conference schedule an even 5-5-0, including 3-3-0 on the road.

Up Next
The #Seawolves re-engage in America East competition, hosting Hartford Sunday at LaValle Stadium at 2 p.m. The match will air on the radio at WUSB 90.1 FM.


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