September 30, 2009

#7 Garnet Defeat Shoremen, 6-0

SWARTHMORE, PA -- Seventh-ranked host Swarthmore College jumped out to a 3-0 halftime lead en route to a 6-0 Centennial Conference men's soccer victory over visiting Washington College tonight in Swarthmore, PA. The Garnet improved to 8-1 overall and 2-1 in conference play with the win, while the Shoremen fell to 2-7 and 0-3 with the loss.

Fabian Castro gave the Garnet a quick 1-0 lead with a goal off an assist from Dylan Langley 49 seconds into the game. Castro then returned the favor, assisting on a goal by Langley at 18:38. Castro also assisted on a free-kick goal by David Sterngold at 27:19, giving the Garnet their 3-0 halftime cushion.

Kieran Reichart made it 4-0 off an assist from Morgan Langley at 51:08, Henry Ainley scored an unassisted goal at 81:01, and Thomas Drew scored an unassisted marker at 84:55 to provide the second-half scoring.

Freshman Ryan Duffy (Philadelphia, PA/Chestnut Hill Academy) registered a team-high two shots in the loss for Washington.

Swarthmore enjoyed a 21-6 advantage in shots and a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.

The Shoremen return to action Saturday with a 3:30 p.m. Centennial Conference game at McDaniel.