October 7, 2004

Men's Soccer Defeats Rhode Island College in Season-Opener

Sept. 11, 2004

Box Score

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - The 2004 MIT men's soccer team opened its season with a 4-1 victory over Rhode Island College on Saturday. Captains Dan Griffith, Walter Song, and Jose Ramon Torradas each tallied at least one goal for the Engineers (1-0).

Dan Griffith put Tech on the scoreboard with five minutes remaining in the first half by converting a penalty kick. In the 56th minute, Jose Ramon Torradas posted what proved to be the game-winning goal. Less than 10 minutes later, Walter Song gave MIT a 3-0 advantage on an unassisted score. Rhode Island College (1-2) ended the shutout in the 69th minute. The Engineers sealed the win with a goal by Torradas with 11 seconds left to play.

Goalkeeper Morgan Mills collected three saves for Tech.

The next game for MIT will be on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 4:00 p.m. when it hosts Tufts University.