Men's Soccer

2017 record: 7-10-1; GNAC 4-5-1 / NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2 / GNAC Titles: 2 (1996 & 2012)

Aremu Lifts Men's Soccer Past Anna Maria, 2-1

Aremu Lifts Men's Soccer Past Anna Maria, 2-1

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Paxton, Mass. - Sophomore Abdoul Aremu (West Haven, Conn.) scored the game-winning goal at the 73rd minute to lift the Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 win over Anna Maria College Wednesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play.

THE BASICS
FINAL:
Albertus Magnus 2 | Anna Maria 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-4-4, 3-1,4) | Anna Maria (2-10-1, 0-7-1)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Anna Maria opened the scoring at the 24th minute as Ryan Todesco scored his first of the season after converting on a feed from Connor Francis.

Ten minutes into the second, freshman Emmanuel Yeboah (Hamden, Conn.) evened the score up at 1-1 scoring his third of the season following a long pass from Tyler Saad (Naugatuck, Conn.).

With the clock winding down, Aremu would find the back of the net for his first game-winner of the year to send the Falcons home with the "W". 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Albertus outshot Anna Maria, 19-6, as well as held the advantage in corner kicks, 7-3.
  • Along with his goal, Yeboah led the offensive attach with a team-high six shots while Areumo and Digo Cruz (Naugatuck, Conn.) added three shots each.
  • Tedesco and Tim Harrington recorded a team-best two shots.
  • Both teams had 11 fouls a piece.
  • Sophomore Albert Afful (West Haven, Conn.) recorded his first collegiate point following the assist on Aremu's goal.

BETWEEN THE PIPES

  • Albertus - Joe Russo (North Haven, Conn.) (W, 4-4-4): 2 Shots on Goal | 1 Goals-Against | 1 Saves | 90 Minutes
  • Anna Maria - Jeffre Donahue (L, 2-9-1): 6 Shots on Goal | 2 Goals-Against | 4 Saves | 90 Minutes

UP NEXT
The men's soccer team returns to action this Saturday, Oct. 18 as the Falcons host No. 6 Saint Joseph's College (Maine). Kick-off is set for 4 p.m. at Celentano Field.