Fitchburg, Mass.– The Fitchburg State University men's soccer team fell to the Saints of Emmanuel College, 2-0 in non-conference action tonight at Elliot Field.
Score: Fitchburg State 0, Emmanuel 2
Records: Fitchburg State (0-1-1) | Emmanuel (1-1-0)
How It Happened
Emmanuel broke the 0-0 stalemate 34:02 into the first frame. Sophomore Alec Erskine (Coventry, Conn.) converted on an awarded penalty kick, lacing the shot past Falcons' netminder junior Sebastian Jaramillo (Dracut, Mass.) for the 1-0 advantage.
Following the break, the Saints doubled their margin (2-0) at 57:35 when Erskine knotted his second goal of the game off a crisp cross from the right wing by classmate Kyle King (Gorham, ME).
Inside the Numbers
- This evenings contest marks the first ever meeting between the two teams on the pitch.
- Emmanuel held an 11-9 advantage in shots, while each team had 2 corner kicks.
- Freshman Alexander Loyd (Kingston, Mass.) finished with team-best three shots in the contest for Fitchburg.
- In goal, senior Jonathan Ferrarini (Hanover, Mass.) made four saves for the Saints in the complete game effort.
Falcons will travel to Becker College on Saturday to take on the Hawks for a non-conference matchup starting at 12:00 PM. Saints will hosts the Bears of Bridgewater State on the same date for a non-conference tilt for a 3:00 PM start.