Men's Soccer Holds Off MCLA, 3-2
NORTH ADAMS, Mass.
, September 21, 2004 -- Springfield College sophomore forward Matt Sullivan (Springfield, Mass.)
drilled a game-winning penatly kick 9:24 into the first overtime, as the Pride defeated MCLA, 3-2, in a non-conference men's soccer match this afternoon in North Adams.
Freshman midfielder Joe Irwin put MCLA on the board first with a goal just 11 seconds into the second half. The Pride tied the contest up at the 53:41 mark thanks to a goal from Justin Pepoli (Ashburnham, Mass.)
off a feed from Sullivan.
The Trailblazers answered back on an unassisted goal by freshman Kyle Righi, with 15:24 remaining in the game. Freshman midfielder Paul Lepak (Windsor, Conn.)
sent the match into overtime with his goal with just 1:30 left on the clock which was assisted by Pepoli.
The Pride returns to action Thursday, September 23, when it travels to take on cross-town rival Western New England.
Scoring Summary (North Adams, Mass.)
MCLA 0 2 0
Springfield (3-3) 0 2 1
MCLA - Joe Irwin (Kyle Love) 45:11
SC - Justin Pepoli ( Matt Sullivan) 53:02
MCLA - Kyle Righi 74:36
SC - Paul Lepak (Pepoli) 88:30
SC - Sullivan (Penatly Kick)
SC, 1; MCLA 10
SC 23; MCLA 2
SC 5; MCLA 1
Head Coach Steffen Siebert
Steffen Siebert enters his second season at the helm of the Springfield College men's soccer program in the fall of 2013. After three seasons as an assistant coach, Siebert led the Pride to its second-straight trip to the NEWMAC Championship in his first season. Read more
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