AU Press Releases

Elmira slips past Men’s Soccer in E8 opener, 2-1

ELMIRA, NY-  The Alfred University men’s soccer team fell short on the road to Elmira College, Saturday afternoon in their Empire 8 season opener.

Junior midfielder Nicholas Milliman (Randolph, NY/Randolph) scored at the 10th minute, off a header served by freshman midfielder Richard Lander (Narrowsburg, NY/Sullivan West), lifting Alfred to a 1-0 lead heading into halftime.

Elmira scored 2 unanswered goals in the second half of play to give them the 2-1 edge as time expired.

Senior goalie Samuel Guy (Binghamton, NY/Binghamton) played the entire contest in net for Alfred, grabbing a game-high seven saves.

AU (3-5-0, 0-1-0 Empire 8) returns to action on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at D’Youville College.