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Saxons fall to RIT, 2-1

ROCHESTER, NY —The Alfred University men’s soccer team lost, 2-1, to host RIT in an Empire 8 Conference contest Saturday afternoon.

Bret Dietz, and Dom Colaprete, each scored first half goals for the tigers to put RIT up 2-0, at the half. Sophomore midfielder Tony Gai (Burke, VA/Lake Braddock) got the Saxons on the board at the 56:16, converting on a penalty kick. AU outshot the Tigers 5-3 in the second half, but was unable to score the equalizer.

RIT (8-4-3, 2-1-2 E8) finished with a slight advantage in shots 9-6. Junior goalie Elliot Thorpe (Highlands Ranch, CO/ Thunder Ridge) made two saves in net for Alfred. Sean Conway made one save in goal for RIT.

Alfred (4-8-2, 0-5-0 E8) is in action next on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., at home vs. Roberts Wesleyan.