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Saxons edge Old Westbury, 1-0; advance to final of Oswego men’s soccer tournament
9/03/11

OSWEGO, NY - The Alfred University men’s soccer team advanced to the championship of the Oswego State Tournament after earning a 1-0, first-round victory over Old Westbury Friday evening.

Junior forward Frankie Mannino (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) netted the lone goal of the contest, earning the Saxons the victory. AU held a commanding 11-1 advantage in shots, including a 4-1 edge in shots on goal.

Senior goalie Elliot Thorpe (Highlands Ranch, CO/Thunder Ridge) went the distance in net for the Saxons and made one save. Pablo Diaz made three saves, while giving up the lone goal in net for Old Westbury.

AU returns to action Saturday Sep. 3, at 3 p.m., when they take on host Oswego in the championship match.