Men's Soccer Edges Clark In Overtime, 3-2
, Oct. 2, 2004 - Springfield College junior Justin Pepoli (Ashburnham, Mass.)
scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, as the Pride downed Clark University, 3-2, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match this afternoon at Brock-Affleck Field.
SC struck first only 38 seconds into the match when Pepoli netted his fourth goal of the season from freshman Stephen Croft (Red Hook, N.Y.)
. Clark surged back in the second half with goals from junior Daniel Hoffman and freshman David Blum. In the 83rd minute, SC freshman Tony Distasio (Burlington, Conn.)
equalized the game by drilling a ball that deflected off of a Clark defender and into the back of the net.
In the first overtime, SC freshman Pete Bianco (Patchogue, N.Y.) found a wide-open Pepoli in front of the goal, who tallied his team-leading fifth goal of the season for a Pride victory.
SC is back in action when it hosts Bridgewater State in a non-conference match on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Brock-Affleck Field.
Head Coach Steffen Siebert
Steffen Siebert enters his third season at the helm of the Springfield College men's soccer program in the fall of 2014 In his second season, Siebert led the Pride to a historic year, winning the ECAC Championship and setting program marks in goals scored, wins, goals against and shutouts. Read more
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