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Men's Soccer Blanked By Newbury

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

THE BASICS 

Score: Newbury 2, Emerson 0

Records: Emerson Lions (1-5) ; Newbury Nighthawks (3-2-1)

Date: September 17, 2018

Location: Medford, Mass. (Hormel Stadium) 

The Lead: The Emerson men's soccer team suffered a 2-0 setback at the hands of the Newbury Nighthawks on Monday night in non conference men's soccer play. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

  • Junior Gavin Faucette (Oakland, Calif.) paced Emerson with a total of five shots, including three on goal. 
  • Freshman keeper Robbie Shinder (Boca Raton, Fla.) took the loss as he allowed two goals on nine total shots and came away with seven stops. 
  • Julius Davis and Josue Lopez each tallied goals for Newbury with both assists being credited to Warran Execus. 
  • Jarrod Smith manned the net for the Nighthawks and stopped all six shots. 
  • Newbury outshot Emerson, 15-10, and also held the 3-2 corner kick edge. 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • All of the game's scoring came in the opening half with Newbury putting the game's first goal on the board nearly two minutes in by Lopez. 
  • 10 minutes later, Davis belted in the game winning goal for the hosts to give them the 2-0 lead over Emerson. 
  • Emerson was heavily outshot within the first frame, 10-3. 
  • Within the second half Emerson held the 7-5 shot advantage over Newbury, but could not slip the ball past Smith. 

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson reenters its conference slate on Saturday, September 22 down at Coast Guard at 2:00 p.m. 
  • Newbury hits the road on Wednesday, September 19 over at Husson at 5:00 p.m.

 

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