Men's Soccer Uses 2nd Half to Cruise Past Roger Williams, 6-3

Men's Soccer Uses 2nd Half to Cruise Past Roger Williams, 6-3

SCORE: Wheaton 6 - Roger Williams 3

RECORDS: Wheaton (3-3-1, 0-1-0 NEWMAC) - Roger Williams (5-1-2, 1-0-0 Commonwealth Coast)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Keefe Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Senior Amara Sesay deposited his first in a hat trick to put the Lyons on the board, 1-0, at 17:41. 
  • Colby Decker kept the game close for the time being with an equalizer in the 27th minute. Decker scored after Lucas Watt sent a bomb from the 50 yard line that bounced behind Wheaton's keeper, Patrick Byrnes.  
  • Wheaton added one more before the close of the half for a 2-1 lead. Sesay opened things up in the 32nd minute, beating a defender in the lower right corner of the box before crossing to a wide open Adam Waks
  • The Hawks evened the score once more to open the second period, with Garret Bolton scoring off of a rebound from his initial shot at 55:53. 
  • Wheaton was able to double their lead in a ten minute span from the Hawks' second marker. Sesay converted on a free kick before Chris Brubaker (assist credited to J.D. Souza) found the back of the net for the second time this season. 
  • Quinton Hay tallied his first collegiate goal to put the Lyons up by three with a score of 5-2. 
  • Decker helped Roger Williams chip away at their deficit by scoring off of a cross from Hunter Graham in the 74th minute. 
  • Sesay tallied his third goal of the day, the Lyons' final goal of the contest, thanks to a helper from Sean Hurlburt for a 6-3 final score. 
  • Byrnes picks up his first win of the year after collecting six saves. 
  • Edmund Geschickter drops to 4-1-1 while adding five to his saves total. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 13 - Roger Williams 23
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 3 - Roger Williams 14
  • Saves: Wheaton 6 - Roger Williams 5

UP NEXT: The Lyons resume their schedule on Saturday, Sept. 23 when they host NEWMAC opponent Clark University at 1:00 p.m.   VIDEO / LIVE STATS