GW Men's Soccer Falters in 3-0 Loss to Massachusetts on Senior Day
Colonials Outshoot Minutemen, 11-7
Oct. 21, 2012
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's soccer team fell victim to a pair of early goals off set pieces in a 3-0 loss to Atlantic 10 rival Massachusetts on Senior Day at the GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus.
UMass (5-7-2, 2-3-0 A-10) got on the scoreboard in the 10th minute, when Josh Schwartz sent a corner kick into the penalty area, where Matt Keys bent at the waist and flicked the ball inside the right post with his head. The duo teamed up 15 minutes later, this time on a free kick from Schwartz which Keys also headed to the right side of the goal for the 2-0 lead.
The Minutemen scored their third goal of the game at the 32:41 mark, when Connor DeVivo sent a pass up the middle that Schwartz tapped past GW goalkeeper Luke Farrell and into the net.
UMass outshot GW, 6-3, in the first half, but got off just one attempt in the second stanza. Despite the 8-1 shot advantage in the period, however, the Colonials (5-10-0, 2-4-0 A-10) could not find the back of the net.
GW's best opportunity came in the 55th minute. Senior Zach Abaie's throw-in from about seven yards out was headed backwards into the box by sophomore Andri Alexandersson, but junior Tyler Ranalli's header across the goal went just wide.
Farrell finished with three saves in the game, while UMass keeper Brian Framed stopped five shots. GW had an 8-5 advantage on corner kicks.
The Colonials return to action on Friday, when they head to Indianapolis to take on Atlantic 10 newcomer Butler at 7 p.m.
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