Men’s Soccer Mid-Week Update

Wednesday night’s match ups around D3 Men’s Soccer featured a host of high-scoring, one-sided victories.  We look at some of the big winners and who helped to make it happen below:


MSOE forward Braden Andryk netted four goals in the Engineers’ 6-0 win over Lawrence (Austin Calderone/MSOE Athletics)

Andryk scores four in MSOE 6-0 rout of Lawrence

Senior Braden Andryk scored four goals to lead MSOE in a 6-0 rout of Lawrence Wednesday evening at Viets Field.

Andryk’s first-half hat trick sent the Raiders (2-1) to the break with a 3-0 lead, then led a dominant second-half display against the Vikings (1-2).

His four goals on the night lifts Andryk’s career total to 59, moving him past Jeff Stoxen for second-most in school history. He now trails brother Logan Andryk’s school record by just two. It was his fourth career hat trick and second game with at least four goals.


Johns Hopkins tops Frostburg on Younker hat-trick

Sophomore Achim Younker accounted for all three of his team’s goals as Johns Hopkins beat host Frostburg State, 3-0, on Wednesday night.

Johns Hopkins’ Achim Younker (JHU Ahthletics photo)

Hopkins jumped on top of Frostburg and took the lead in the 19th minute when Younker blasted a low shot that went right through the hands of Bobcat keeper Jackson Bicknell.

JHU maintained the pressure and cashed in again in the 50th minute to double its lead. Sophomore Connor Jacobs crossed the ball from the end line to Younker, who buried a left-footed shoot into the lower right corner. Younker completed his hat trick in the 74th minute, staking the Blue Jays to a 3-0 lead. Freshman RJ Moore sprung Younker on a counter attack and he beat Bicknell one-on-one.


Montclair State downs Hunter 8-0

MSU junior forward Rafael Terci (Montclair State Athletics photo)

Montclair State won big over Hunter on Wednesday night, led by a two-goal performance from junior Rafael Terci to give the Red Hawks an 8-0 win.

After losing a heart breaker in the final seven minutes on Sunday, the Red Hawks came out with a vengeance and pounced on the Hunter defense from the start of the match while controlling the tempo. MSU generated eight shots in the first-half and tallied five goals, leaving the Hawks no hope.

Junior midfielder Jake Seaman opened the floodgate in the 24th minute and sophomore defender Stefan Koroman found the net shortly after. Terci’s first goal took the score to 3-0, with goals followed by junior playmaker Mike Taranto and freshman Chaz Burnett to account for Montclair State’s five goals.

Terci notched his brace in the 50th minute, while fellow sophomores Nixon Solgo and Matt Neto scored Montclair State’s final two goals.


UMass-Boston shuts down Colby-Sawyer

Senior Giovanni Lima recorded his first collegiate brace and freshman Yuran Teixeira picked up his first two collegiate assists to pace the UMass-Boston attack in Wednesday night’s 4-0 win over Cobly-Sawyer.

UMass-Boston’s Giovanni Lima (UMass-Boston Athletics photo)

The pair started up top in a new-look, two-forward system that immediately paid off for the Beacons. Teixeira played a part in both Lima goals, and the Beacons found themselves ahead 3-0 after just 14:03.

The Beacons closed out the scoring at 76:09. Junior transfer Eric Murakami raced into the attacking third on a 2-on-3 and drove towards the top of the 18, before sending a hard, left-footed shot off the finger tips of Babinski and in.


Rowan blanks Albright 7-0

Rowan dominated play en route to a 7-0 victory over visiting Albright on Wednesday. The Profs up their record to 2-1 while the Lions are 1-2 overall.

Rowan out shot Albright 29-1, finding the back of the Lion net four times in the first half followed by a three-goal second period.

Forward Ryan Campbell led the way with four goals, falling one short of the school record. Back Matt Fahey and midfielder Jake Connors each recorded one goal and one assist. It was Fahey’s first collegiate tally.

Midfielder Kevin Pereira hit the back of the net one time. Forward Matt Hendricksonand and back Nick Schlageter each had a pair of assists.

Goalkeepers Erik Checkur and Kyle Dennis each logged a half to share the clean sheet.


Rutgers-Newark routs CCNY 7-0 in Home Opener

R-N senior Isaiah Kuris had two goals Wednesday night against CCNY (Rutgers-Newark Athletics)

Three different players scored two goals to propel No. 8 Rutgers-Newark to a convincing 7-0 triumph over visiting CCNY in a rain-soaked home-opener on Alumni Field Wednesday night.

Freshman Ariel Parada, senior Isaiah Kuris and sophomore Fabio De Sousa all tallied two goals apiece, while senior midfielder Hubert Dul notched a pair of assists. Kuris led the way with five points for Rutgers-Newark (two goals, one assist), and a total of seven players had at least one point.

R-N improves to 3-0-0 on the season and will host the annual Brick City Classic Saturday and Sunday on Alumni Field.

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