Published: November 2, 2013
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Despite another strong performance on both sides of the ball, the Stony Brook men's soccer team was not able to convert its effort into points, falling to Vermont, 1-0 in overtime, Saturday night at LaValle Stadium.
The defeat leaves Stony Brook at 6-9-1 overall and 1-4-1 in America East. The Catamounts improved to 9-3-4 overall and 3-2-1 in the conference.
Head Coach Ryan Anatol's Reaction
"We are disappointed with the result. I thought the first 45 minutes we played really well. Defensively, we were very sound and limited their chances. We moved the ball well and created our own chances. To give up a goal on a restart is disappointing. From a performance standpoint, I thought we had the better of it. But when you don't finish your chances, you can't give away goals like that."
In the 92nd minute, a foul led to a free kick. Beau Johnson launched the kick into the box, Brian Wright headed the ball off to his left for a streaking Scott Kisling, who angled his kick just inside the near post on the top right corner of the net.
Stony Brook's best opportunity came in the 64th minute as the loose ball in the box came to senior Will Casey (Setauket, N.Y.), who booted a shot just high of the net.
The Numbers Game
Stony Brook outshot Vermont 14-12, including 10-3 in the first half.
Stony Brook had seven corner kicks to Vermont's six.
Sophomore Alejandro Fritz (Budapest, Hungary) had the most shots on the team with four.
Senior Carlos Villa (Caracas, Venezuela) made four stops in net.
The team was credited with a save after freshman Kofi Ramirez Osei-Tutu (Trondheim, Norway) made a stop on the line with his foot.
News & Notes
Vermont now leads the all-time series 7-6-2, and this was Vermont's first-ever win on Stony Brook's campus.
The #Seawolves are still alive for a berth in the America East Championship. They trail sixth-place Binghamton by two points and fifth-place Albany by three points.
Stony Brook will wrap up the regular season Wednesday at UMBC at 7 p.m.