Men's Soccer Falls To James Madison, 3-0

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Francis McCardle and the Patriots lost for the first time in four matches Sunday at James Madison.
 
Francis McCardle and the Patriots lost for the first time in four matches Sunday at James Madison.
 
 

Oct. 2, 2005

Box Score

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- James Madison shut out George Mason 3-0 Sunday afternoon in a Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer match-up at the JMU Soccer Complex. With the loss Mason's overall record now stands at 4-4-1 overall (0-1-1 CAA), while the Dukes improved to 5-3-1 overall (1-1-0).

The game was scoreless for the first 58 minutes until JMU junior Tomiwa Ogunsula netted the game winner. He scored on a 16 yard turn-around shot to the far post that flew past the diving arms of Mason freshman goalkeeper Eric Barnes.

Freshman Kyle Morsink added an insurance goal in the 72nd minute when he scored on breakaway from 18 yards out.

Just two and a half minutes later, red-shirt junior Mike Tuddenham added another goal for the Dukes, when he scored from 13 yards out.off a crossing pass from red-shirt junior Mike Raskys. Sophmore Tristan Murray got the ball off a corner kick and passed it to Raskys, who then crossed the ball to Tuddenham for the shot.

The game was very physical with four yellow cards given to the Patriots and two to the Dukes. Mason had to play one man down for much of the second half after senior defender Anthony Noreiga was given a red card in the 62nd minute.

Red-shirt junior goalkeeper Kevin Trapp got the start at goalkeeper for the Dukes. He finished the game with three saves and recorded his 16th career shutout.

The Patriots continue their road swing next weekend when they face Northeastern on Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. and Hofstra in Hempstead two days later at 2 p.m.


 

 

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