Nyack, NY- The sunny weather welcomed a huge Warrior fan base to Moseley field as the Men's Soccer team invited CACC member, Dominican College. The Chargers currently have a (1-4) conference record as opposed to the Warriors with (1-3). After a well battled out game the Warriors finished strong with a triumph over Dominican in double over time. The Warriors now possess a (2-3) conference record and (4-4-1) on the season.
Reese Lifts Warriors Past Dominican in OT Win
Sep 27, 2017
The Warriors fired off strong with two, back to back shots each by Samuel Viau and Pablo Montes before forcing a foul in the box. The Chargers Goalie could not with stand Nyack's, Finn Reese, as his penalty kick went through the goal 15 minutes into the first half. The Chargers tried to recover but found themselves with another foul, this time outside of the box. The Warriors quickly worked their way up the field as Francois Legodec fired a shot for Dominican's Joshua Stephens to save. Nyack managed to keep the ball on the Chargers half as they forced a corner kick that Storm Glautier missed high. Soon after the Chargers found themselves in Nyack territory eager to tie the score. The defensive line for the Warriors forced the Chargers to unsuccessfully finish their shots. Neither teams battled hard enough to score another game goal before the half.
As the second half was well under way Dominican had to work hard to gain a point on the scoreboard so they emphasized with two shots right at kick off. However, Alvaro Magel of Nyack saved both to keep the lead of (1-0). The Warriors there after possessed much of the game for 10 minutes. Within that time they had four shot attempt but could not finish. The game seemed to progress in a tough back and forth battle before the Chargers caught the Warriors in a tied position as their header shot off of a corner kick sailed right in. Both teams now with ten minutes left to score another goal and break the tie found no breakthrough, thus leading to the first overtime.
The first overtime was suspenseful as Dominican went in with the first shot but it went wide. The Warriors had an opportunity immediately after with a shot from Alex Garcia that looked promising but the ball hit the post. Both teams battled both ways and could not score before the first overtime. As each team went into the second half searching for a win they each struggled to even have a shot attempt. The Chargers seemed to find themselves in the Warriors territory with five opportunities off corner kicks, all of which were unsuccessful. With six minutes left to score the Warriors found a quick breakaway with each collecting pass from Nicholas Iozzo and Pablo Montes, then to Finn Reese. His goal ended the game with a (2-1) Victory for the Warriors over Dominican.
The Nyack Men's Warrior Soccer team travels to Chestnut Hill College on September 30th in a quest to seal the victory and add another conference win. The game begins at 3:00pm.