Men's Soccer Opens 2019 Season with 3-0 Win over Colby-Sawyer

Men's Soccer Opens 2019 Season with 3-0 Win over Colby-Sawyer

SCORE: Wheaton 3 - Colby-Sawyer 0

RECORDS: Wheaton (1-0-0, 0-0-0 NEWMAC) - Colby-Sawyer (0-1-0, 0-0-0 GNAC)

LOCATION: Northfield, Vt.  

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College men's soccer team opened the 2019 season with a 3-0 win over Colby-Sawyer College this evening at the Norwich University Cadet Kickoff Classic. 
  • The sophomore trio of Charlie StringerAlex Nickerson and Antonio Rogliano each owned a piece of Wheaton's scoring, as Nickerson and Rogliano recorded their first collegiate goals. 
  • Nickerson wasted almost no time putting the Lyons on the board after converting a ball from Troy Mattos just 2:14 into the contest.
  • In just about the 25th minute, after 6 shots and a pair of corner kicks following the first on the board, Wheaton scored again for a 2-0 lead thanks to the unassisted goal of Rogliano. 
  • The Lyons opened the second period with two shots before Stringer found the back of the net at 54:19. The remainder of the game proved to be uneventful, as Wheaton fired the only shot from there to seal the 3-0 victory. 
  • Wheaton outshot Colby-Sawyer 12-3 while taking four corner kicks to the Chargers' two. 
  • Diego Medina appeared for the first 79:07 and came up with two saves, while newcomer Cameron Millington closed out the game with an unchallenged 10:53 minutes of work. 
  • Colby-Sawyer's Lucas Boetsch records the loss with three saves and three goals against.

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 12 - Colby-Sawyer 3
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 4 - Colby-Sawyer 2
  • Saves: Wheaton 2, Colby-Sawyer 3

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, August 31 on the second day of the Cadet Memorial Kickoff Classic, when they take on Norwich at 7:00 p.m.