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Men’s soccer defeated by St. John Fisher, 4-1
10/31/09

PITTSFORD, NY —The Alfred University men’s soccer team was defeated by host St. John Fisher, 5-1, in an Empire 8 Conference contest Saturday night.

Freshman forward Frankie Mannino (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) netted a goal for the Saxons on an assist from freshman midfielder Sam Miller (Kinsman, OH/Badger) 6:15 into the game. Luke Lennox made one assist and scored one goal for St. John Fisher. David Garabedian, Mike Redmond and Bryan Canty each also scored a goal to help earn Fisher the win.

St. John Fisher outshot Alfred 25-6. Sophomore goalie Elliot Thorpe (Highlands Ranch, CO/ Thunder Ridge) and senior goalie Pat Grimmer (Bath, NY/Haverling) split time in goal for the Saxons. Thorpe made six saves in goal. Adam Durst and Robert Weigand split time in goal for Fisher (8-6-1, 3-3-0 E8). Durst made two saves during the game.

Alfred (5-10-1, 0-6-1 E8) is in action next on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Empire 8 Championships.