Standings Tighten Up Following Weekend America East Men's Soccer Action
With just one week to go in the men's soccer regular season, the America East standings could not be much tighter. Just Seven points separate all eight teams with just three points between the fourth and eighth-place squads. Vermont became the first team to clinch a spot in the America East Championship Saturday.
Saturday, October 20
at Boston U. 2, Albany 0 -- Box Score | Recap | Highlights
• Boston U. (5-7-4, 2-1-2 AE, 8 pts.) snapped Albany's (5-10, 2-3-0 AE, 6 pts.) three-game win streak with a shutout victory Saturday at Nickerson Field.
• Parker Powell gave the Terriers a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute as he headed home a feed from Anthony Ciccione
• Mac McGuire provided insurance in the 71st minute with fourth tally of the year.
• Boston U. outshot Albany, 18-3.
New Hampshire 0, at Vermont 0 (2OT) -- Box Score | Recap | Highlights
• Vermont (6-4-5, 3-0-2 AE, 11 pts.) earned a spot in the America East Championship with its scoreless tie against New Hampshire (5-5-4, 1-2-2 AE, 5 pts.) Saturday.
• The Catamounts have lost just once (5-1-5) over their last 11 games.
• Both goalies made a pair of saves to record a shutout. For UVM's Conor Leland it was his league-leading five, while it was UNH's Travis Worra's fourth.
• The Wildcats outshot the Catamounts, 8-7.
• Anthony Santaga scored the game's lone goal as Hartford (7-7-1, 1-3-1 AE, 4 pts.) snapped a five-game winless streak with a 1-0 win at Binghamton (6-8, 2-3-0 AE, 6 pts.) Saturday.
• Santaga's goal, his seventh of the year, came off a corner kick in the ninth minute.
• Hartford's Viltsu Tuumi stopped all nine shots he faced to record the shutout.
Friday, October 19
(8-4-4, 2-2-1 AE, 7 pts.) got a goal Stephen Ho to beat Stony
Brook (9-4-1, 3-2-0, 9
pts.) on the road Friday night.
• The goal, which came in the 74th minutes, was the first of Ho's career.
• UMBC's win was its third straight and propelled the Retrievers into third place in the conference standings.
• Phil Saunders made three saves to record his fifth shutout of the year.