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Score: Nyack 0 | Dominican 1
Nyack Record: 5-9-1
Dominican College Record: 7-9
Location: Moseley Field
In a heartbreaking loss, the Dominican College Chargers stole the match from the Warriors with a final score of 1-0, and robbed Nyack of a chance to continue beyond regular season play. The Chargers await to hear whom they will face in the first round of playoffs on Monday.
How It Happened:
Freshman Simon Kraemer (Wentorf, Germany) led the Warrior effort on offense earning nearly half of the total shots for the team. With 5 shots and 1 shot on goal, Kraemer established an aggressive approach against the Chargers. Sophomore Francois Legoedec (Etreville, France) followed suit with 3 shots placing 2 on target. Senior Justin Gabriele's (Bloomingdale, New Jersey) sole shot was on goal for the Warriors, while senior Mathais Wenger (Rostock, Germany) and sophomore Pablo Montes (Madrid, Spain) would add their own shots to the effort as well. Freshman keeper Wiktor Lasota (Lodz/Warsaw, Poland) prevented 6 shots from scoring and extending the Charger's lead. Unfortunately, the Warriors were unable to combat the Charger's 1 goal lead through the 90 minutes of play.
The first period of play was filled with aggressive approaches to the oppositions net from the very first minute. Kraemer placed his first shot, to be blocked by the defensive line, in the 1st minute of play. The Warriors and Chargers would exchange control of the ball, shot for shot, through the entire period of play. The Chargers earned the first goal of the match in the 19th minute of play by chipping a shot in over Lasota's head. The Warriors were able to put one more shot on the Charger's net to attempt to tie the game before the clock would expire with a score of 1-0 in favor of Dominican.
Domincan doubled their shots from the first half in the second period of play, earning 8 shots against the Warriors allowing Lasota to accrue 5 saves for the half. The Warriors added 6 shots to their previous 5. Despite several close calls from Kraemer, the Warriors were unable to find the back of the Charger's net. The clock would retire for the match with a final score of 1-0 in favor of the Chargers.
Nyack Men's Soccer will return with their final home game of the 2015 campaign on Friday, October 30th. The Warriors will face Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference competitor Post University in a 3:00pm match. Come out and support your Warriors!
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