Men's Soccer Falls During Road Affair at Regionally-Ranked Le Moyne

Men's Soccer Falls During Road Affair at Regionally-Ranked Le Moyne

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Saint Michael's College men's soccer team lost to regionally-ranked Le Moyne College, 6-0, on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play at Ted Grant Field. The Dolphins are sixth in the latest NCAA East Region rankings.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (4-9-1, 3-7-1 NE10), Le Moyne (11-2-1, 8-2-1 NE10)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Sophomore Leland Gazo (Colchester, Vt./Rice Memorial/Bradley), 6 saves

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Graduate student Marek Weber, 3 goals
  • Sophomore Robert Rohrhirsch, 2 goals
  • Graduate student Niklas Breunung, 1 goal
  • Junior Jerry Lewandowski, 3 saves

GAME FACTS

  • Saint Michael's entered the day three points out of the NE10's eighth and final postseason spot. Two regular-season games now remain.
  • Le Moyne is ranking sixth in the first NCAA East Region rankings.

THE ACTION

  • The Purple Knights put the first shot on net, with junior Jake Bannon (Clifton, Va./Paul VI Catholic) stopped in the second minute.
  • Rohrhirsch potted the winner in the 14th minute, converting senior Sam Daniel's cross and finding the lower left corner.
  • Weber later scored twice in a 2:06 span, tapping in both goals from up close at 26:15 and 28:21.
  • Rohrhirsch capped a three-goal flurry in 5:29 by slipping a shot in the right side during the 32nd minute.
  • First-year Miguel Diaz's (Madrid, Spain/Saint Thomas Aquinas) bid to end the shutout was rejected by Lewandowski in the 37th minute.
  • Weber completed his hat trick in the 55th minute before Breunung scored with 25 seconds left.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME

  • Tuesday vs. the University of New Haven, 3 p.m.
  • That contest will be the Purple Knights' home finale and Senior Day, played on the Doc Jacobs Field grass surface in the baseball outfield.