GW Loses to American, 3-1
Colonials Beaten by Cross-Town Rival
Sept. 15, 2004
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington men's soccer team lost to American, 3-1, on Wednesday, September 15 in a very physical matchup at Reeves Field. The Colonials are now 1-2-1 this season, while American improves to 3-3-0.
Both teams started fast, playing an up-and-down style of offense in the opening minutes of the first half. American broke through for the first goal of the match when Nick Zaron headed in a Shawn Kuykendall corner at the 26:32 mark. The Colonials answered 4:07 later when senior captain Trent Wilee headed in a Steve Brown corner kick chance to knot the game, 1-1, at 30:39. It was Wilee's first tally of 2004. Brown picked up the assist on play, his second helper of the year and the 14th of his career. He is now tied with four players for 11th-place on the Colonials' career assists ledger.
In the second half, the Eagles' Sean Albright gave American the lead, 2-1, at 58:52, when he found the back of the net off a feed from Nigel White. Sal Caccavale gave American a two-goal margin on a breakaway tally in the 76th minute. GW's junior goalkeeper Derek Biss came out to challenge Caccavale on the play, but he slipped the ball inside the far post to put the match out of reach. The Colonials never gave in as they ratcheted up their offensive pressure to create scoring chances in the final 10 minutes of the contest, but couldn't find the net.
American finished the game with 12 fouls to GW's eight, but the officials let a lot of contact go on both sides as each team played hard down the stretch.
Biss stopped four shots for the Colonials in goal and Chris Sedlak made seven saves for the Eagles.
American outshot GW, 18-13, and both teams earned six corner kicks in the contest.
The Colonials are back in action on Saturday, September 18 when they play at Towson at 1:00 p.m.
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