Men's Soccer Drops 4-1 Decision at Clark

Men's Soccer Drops 4-1 Decision at Clark

THE BASICS:

- Score: Clark University 4, MIT 1

- Records: MIT (5-6-2, 0-3-2 NEWMAC); Clark University (10-3-1, 2-2-1)

- Location: Worcester, Mass. (Granger Turf Field)

- The Lead: MIT Men's soccer and Clark University were tied at 1-1 at halftime, but the host Cougars scored three times in the second to defeat the Engineers, 4-1, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match in Worcester on Saturday.

SCORING SUMMARY:

- 20th minute (19:49): MIT 1, Clark 0 - MIT senior captain Wesley Woo (Palo Alto, Calif.) headed home a long cross from Jack Snowdon (Lorton, Va.) for the early lead.

- 41st minute (40:46): Clark 1, MIT 1 - Trevor Sheriden knotted the game up at 1-1 after he received the ball from Brian Brennan and buried it into the top right corner of the net.

- 66th minute (65:49): Clark 2, MIT 1 - Charlie Lane doubled Clark's advantage with a free kick goal from the side of the box. 

- 70th minute (69:03): Clark 3, MIT 1 - Sean Munroe headed home Clark's third goal of the game off a cross from Jonathan Guilherme.

- 71st minute (70:22): Clark 4, MIT 1 - Guilherme scored Clark's fourth goal of the game less than a minute later after he went 1-on-1 with MIT keeper Travis Leathrum (Chesapeake, Va.) and fired the ball into the net.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Clark held a slim 12-11 edge in shots and a 7-2 differential in corner kicks. 

- Leathrum was handed the loss (0-1) in his first appearance of the year. He made one stop over the final 29:12 as he took over for starter Nicholas Jordan (Glen Allen, Va.), who stopped the ball twice in the opening 60:48 of the match. 

- Woo is now tied for first on the team with four goals this season.

UP NEXT:

- MIT is off until next Friday when the Engineers host Coast Guard for another NEWMAC match beginning at 7:00 pm.

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