GW Men's Soccer Drops 3-1 Decision to Saint Joseph's
Colonials Host La Salle on Sunday in Regular-Season Finale
Nov. 8, 2013
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's soccer team fell to Atlantic 10 rival Saint Joseph's, 3-1, on Friday afternoon at the GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus.
GW (5-9-2, 2-3-2 A-10) fell behind early when Saint Joseph's defender Brian Reynolds headed a throw-in from Tim Lazorko into the right corner of the net in the seventh minute.
The Hawks (4-8-5, 2-5-0 A-10) maintained their 1-0 lead at halftime and struck again early in the second half when Saint Joseph's forward Alex Critzos scored in the 51st minute to put the visitors up 2-0. Lazorko then gave the Hawks a 3-0 lead six minutes later.
The Colonials got on the scoreboard with 86 seconds remaining when freshman Jopus Grevelink sent a cross into the box to junior Farhan Khan, who buried his shot in the lower-right corner past the Hawks' diving goalie for his second goal of the season. Freshman Miles McClearn was also credited with an assist on the play, as he and Grevelink each recorded their first collegiate points.
Saint Joseph's outshot GW, 9-7, but the Colonials held a 7-3 advantage on corner kicks. Junior goalkeeper Luke Farrell recorded one save, and senior Alex Sandland was credited with a defensive save when he cleared a shot by Critzos off the line in the ninth minute. SJU keeper Andrew D'Ottavi made two saves.
The Colonials conclude the regular season on Sunday when they host league rival La Salle. A win over the Explorers would guarantee GW a berth in the Atlantic 10 Championship; however the Colonials could still make the eight-team tournament with a tie or loss depending on other results around the league. Kickoff against La Salle is set for 1 p.m. at the GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus. Prior to the match, the Colonials will honor Sandland and fellow seniors Bailey Hinners, Tyler Ranalli, Abdul Shaban and Francisco Solorzano.
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