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Men's Soccer Holds Off MCLA, 3-2

NORTH ADAMS, Mass., September 21, 2004 -- Springfield College sophomore forward Matt Sullivan (Springfield, Mass.) drilled a game-winning penatly kick 9:24 into the first overtime, as the Pride defeated MCLA, 3-2, in a non-conference men's soccer match this afternoon in North Adams.

Freshman midfielder Joe Irwin put MCLA on the board first with a goal just 11 seconds into the second half. The Pride tied the contest up at the 53:41 mark thanks to a goal from Justin Pepoli (Ashburnham, Mass.) off a feed from Sullivan.

The Trailblazers answered back on an unassisted goal by freshman Kyle Righi, with 15:24 remaining in the game. Freshman midfielder Paul Lepak (Windsor, Conn.) sent the match into overtime with his goal with just 1:30 left on the clock which was assisted by Pepoli.

The Pride returns to action Thursday, September 23, when it travels to take on cross-town rival Western New England.

Scoring Summary (North Adams, Mass.)
MCLA 0 2 0
Springfield (3-3) 0 2 1
2nd Half:
MCLA - Joe Irwin (Kyle Love) 45:11
SC - Justin Pepoli ( Matt Sullivan) 53:02
MCLA - Kyle Righi 74:36
SC - Paul Lepak (Pepoli) 88:30
1st Overtime
SC - Sullivan (Penatly Kick)
Saves: SC, 1; MCLA 10
Shots: SC 23; MCLA 2
Corner Kicks: SC 5; MCLA 1
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