Saxons blank Express, 2-0
ALFRED, NY- The Alfred University men’s soccer team improved to 3-4 (0-0 Empire 8) Tuesday evening on Merrill field, with a 2-0 victory over visiting Wells College.
Both teams were scoreless with at 0-0 heading into halftime.
Sophomore defender Nicholas Poindexter (Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, NY/Cornwall) buried a header at the 76th minute, served by freshman midfielder Richard Lander (Narrowsburg, NY/Sullivan West) off a corner kick, giving the Saxons a 1-0 lead. Junior midfielder Brendan Collins (Tompkins Cove, NY/St. Thomas More) sealed the win for AU, netting a shot served by Lander at the 85th minute.
For the game, Alfred held a 17-13 shot advantage and a five to four edge in corner kicks.
Senior goalie Samuel Guy (Binghamton, NY/Binghamton) made seven saves throughout the full 90 minutes of play, for AU.
Alfred opens Empire 8 play on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. against Elmira College.
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