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Saxons fall to visiting Marywood College
9/11/10

Alfred, NY – Visiting Marywood shutout the Alfred University men’s soccer team 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Merrill Field.

AU (2-2-1) played the Pacers evenly -- both teams managed 13 shots with the Saxons holding a 7-6 advantage in shots on goal – but the Saxons were unable to take advantage of their scoring opportunities as Marywood goalie Shane Quinn came up with seven saves.

Marywood converted two corner kicks for goals in the first half. The Pacers got on the board at the 29:14 mark in the first half with a goal from Brett Megee. They went up 2-0 11:30 seconds later on a goal by Steve Bermann. Ryan Jones got the assists on both goals. The Pacers’ Brandon Ritter added another score with just under 35 minutes left in regulation to close out the scoring.

AU junior Elliot Thorpe (Highlands Ranch, CO/Thunder Ridge) played 82:37 in goal and made four saves. Freshman Samuel Guy (Binghamton, NY/Binghamton) played the final 7:23 in net.

The Saxons are in action next on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. at home against Morrisville.