GW Men's Soccer Done In by Three First-Half Goals in Loss to George Mason
Colonials Struggle Offensively in 3-0 Defeat at D.C. College Cup
Aug. 30, 2012
WASHINGTON - George Mason scored three first-half goals and the George Washington men's soccer team could not get much going offensively in a 3-0 loss to the Patriots on the first day of the 12th annual D.C. College Cup at American University's Reeves Field.
The Patriots struck early, taking advantage of some confusion in front of the net just 1:42 into the match, and Alex Herrera found Wesley Sever for the quick 1-0 lead.
Mason extended its lead to 2-0 in the 16th minute, when Zak Haapaoja sent a shot past GW senior keeper Alejandro Almodovar, who dove to his right and got a hand on the ball but was unable to make the stop.
The Patriots' final blow came in the 23rd minute, when Taylor Morgan's shot to the lower left corner from the right side again got past a diving Almodovar for the 3-0 advantage.
Junior Tyler Ranalli took the Colonials' lone shot of the game, which went wide in the 25th minute, as George Mason outshot GW by a commanding 16-1 margin and had 10 corner kicks to the Colonials' three.
Almodovar finished with three saves in the first half, while redshirt freshman Jean-Pierre van der Merwe stopped three shots in the second stanza in his collegiate debut.
The Colonials return to action on Saturday, when they face District rival Howard at 12 p.m. on the final day of the D.C. College Cup at American University.
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