Men's Soccer Loses 3-0 To UMass After Scoreless First Half
Oct. 3, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - GW lost their Atlantic 10 opener to UMass 0-3 after a scoreless first half. Massachusetts had three different players score as the Colonials drop to 2-7. Arnar Johannsson (Reykjavik, Iceland/C.C. of Iceland) led GW's attack with seven shots, three of which were on goal. Team captain Fabio Ambrosio (Stoughton, MA/Xaverian Brothers Academy) added two shots for GW both of which were on goal. The Colonials were outshot 14-11 in the loss.
Goalkeeper Derek Biss (Pittsfield, MA/Northfield Mt. Hermon) made three saves but gave up three goals to UMass, all of which took place in the second half. Massachusetts got goals from Richard Higa, Oral Bullen and Ptah Myers. Higa's goal, UMass's first came off of an assist from Dan Colwell in the 65th minute. Bullen's goal came on a double assist from Myers and Jason Scudamore. Myers goal in the final three minutes of the match came off of a penalty kick.
The Colonials play Rhode Island on Sunday, October 5 at 1:00 pm. The Colonials won the Atlantic 10 Tournament last season for the first time in the program's history. GW advanced to the NCAA tournament for the fifth time in 2002.