Men’s Soccer Ousted in NE10 Semifinals with 1-0 Loss at Adelphi

Men’s Soccer Ousted in NE10 Semifinals with 1-0 Loss at Adelphi

BOX SCORE

When and Where: November 2, 2018 – Garden City, N.Y. (Motamed Field)
Score: Adelphi University 1, Southern New Hampshire University 0
Records:
Adelphi 14-3-2, SNHU 13-4-2

Taylor Kaczynski's 15th-minute goal proved to be the difference, as second-seeded Adelphi University advanced to the Northeast-10 Championship final with a 1-0 win over the third-seeded Southern New Hampshire University men's soccer team Friday at Motamed Field.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Adelphi went ahead, 1-0, 14:13 into the match when Kaczynski buried his chance off a cross from Paolo Marciano.
  • Southern New Hampshire generated a number of chances the rest of the way, including one late in the 89th minute when graduate student Jonathan Cruickshank (Diego Martin, Trinidad & Tobago) forced Adelphi goalkeeper Matt Apicella to make a save that preserved the one-goal lead.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Senior goalkeeper Daniel Milton (Ajax, Ontario) stopped one shot, while Apicella made all seven saves for the shutout.
  • The Penmen owned a 22-4 advantage in shots, including 13-2 in the opening stanza.
  • Corner kicks were even at 3-all.

NOTES

  • Southern New Hampshire had its two-match winning streak snapped.
  • Adelphi advances to its four straight final and will look for its first NE10 title since 2016 on Sunday.
  • The Penmen are now 23-9-5 (.689) all-time in the Northeast-10 Championship and lose to Adelphi for the first time in three NE10 postseason meetings between the two teams.
  • Southern New Hampshire falls to 94-15-11 (.829) over its last 120 matches dating back to the beginning of the 2013 National Championship season.

UP NEXT 

  • The Penmen will tune into the NCAA Selection Show on NCAA.com to see if they earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament on Monday, Nov. 5 (6:30 p.m.)

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