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Men's Soccer Nipped By Coast Guard In NEWMAC Home Opener

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

THE BASICS 

Score: Coast Guard 2, Emerson 1

Records: Emerson Lions (2-6-1, 0-2 NEWMAC) ; Coast Guard Bears (5-4, 1-1 NEWMAC)

Location: Boston, Mass. 

Date: September 28, 2019

The Lead: Sophomore R.J. Dzieijma (Flanders, N.J.) knocked in a goal within the 88th minute to bring the Emerson men's soccer team within one, but the Lions fell to the Coast Guard Bears, 2-1, in NEWMAC play on Saturday afternoon.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

EMERSON

Dzieijma - 1 goal
Gavin Faucette - 1 assist

Goalie: David Kemp (2-6-1) - 2 goals allowed on 7 shots & 5 saves trough 90 minutes


COAST GUARD

Robbie Fugett - 1 goal
Mike Daunt - 1 goal

Goalie: Dakota Harich (3-2) - 1 goal allowed on 11 shots & 10 saves through 90 minutes

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

52": Off a corner, the ball made its way from the feet of both Emerson and Coast Guard players, but Fugett got his foot on it and snuck the Bears' first goal right inside the left post. 

73": Daunt cut into the middle and jumped up into the air as he used his right foot to extend Coast Guard's lead to 2-0 as the ball landed past Kemp's dive. 

88:" Dzieijma fired in a low ball into the lower left hand side past Harich's fingertips for Emerson's first goal and cut the lead down to one at 2-1. 

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson steps out of NEWMAC play and head to Eastern Nazarene on Tuesday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Coast Guard welcomes Westfield State for a non conference matchup on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

 

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