Men's Soccer Edged By George Mason, 3-2
Patriots Second Half Rally Sinks Colonials
Sept. 13, 2003
FAIRFAX, VA - The Colonials lost a 3-2 match at George Mason as the Patriots rallied to score two goals midway through the second half to hand GW their fourth loss of the season.
GW (1-4) trailed at the half but staged a rally of its own, scoring two, second half goals to take a 2-1 lead. Freshman forward Joseph Siegel scored his first collegiate goal in the 59th minute when he sent a 30-yard shot over the keeper's head to knot the match at 1-1.
The Colonials took the lead just three minutes later when senior Arnar Johannsson scored his fourth goal of the season, converting a long pass into the penalty box from sophomore Benjamin Mortimer. Johannsson beat a Patriot defender to the ball, than put home an eight-yard shot past the diving GMU (4-0-1) keeper.
GW would only hold the 2-1 advantage for a short time however, as the Patriots rallied to score two goals just five minutes later. GMU sophomore Steve Alabi collected a deflected pass in the box and beat GW keeper Derek Biss to tie the game at 2-2.
GMU scored what would turn out to be the game-winner 67 seconds later as Junior Karim Manneh scored off a free kick, heading home the Patriots' third goal of the game.
GW next travels to the West Coast to face San Francisco at the Adidas Classic in Santa Clara, CA on September 18, at 8:00 pm EST.
Men's Soccer Caps Regular Season at Saint Joseph's
George Washington men's soccer closes the regular season Saturday at Saint Joseph’s. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Sweeney Field in Philadelphia.
GW Athletics Unveils Hall of Fame Class of 2018
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation proudly unveiled during Colonials Weekend eight individuals who will comprise the GW ...
Höfs Lands A-10 Weekly Award
Thor Arne Höfs of George Washington men's soccer was named Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
Men's Soccer Posts Senior Day Shutout
Peirce Williams’ 54th-minute goal proved to be the game-winner in George Washington men’s soccer’s 1-0 victory over Duquesne on Saturday...
Men's Soccer Scores Early to Down Davidson
Dylan Lightbourn’s goal in the opening minute sent George Washington men's soccer on its way to a 2-0 win over Davidson on Wednesday afternoon at GW...
Men's Soccer Hosts Duquesne on Senior Day
George Washington men's soccer is set to honor its five seniors before Saturday’s game against Duquesne at GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus.
Lawal Does it All for Men's Soccer
Eventually, Lawal accepted the invitation to co-host the annual Georgey Awards last May. The senior from England dove headfirst into brainstorming skits and ...
Men's Soccer Earns Win at VCU
George Washington men’s soccer scored a goal in each half and dug in late to edge VCU, 2-1, Saturday night at Sports Backers Stadium.