October 6, 2002

Men's Soccer Suffers First Road Loss of Season to San Francisco, 2-1

Oct. 6, 2002

Box Score

San Francisco, CA - The men's soccer team suffered its first road loss of the season, dropping a 2-1 decision against Diadora Classic host San Francisco Sunday evening. The Bears fall to 3-3-2 on the season.

San Francisco took a 1-0 lead at the 15:05 mark when Luke Holmes scored on a short shot from the middle of the box. Josh Hansen picked up an assist on the goal.

Brown's Adom Crew tied the game 16 minutes later at 36:36 on a header off a free kick taken by Marcos Romaneiro. Crew has now scored a goal in six straight games.

With two minutes remaining in the first half, the Dons broke the 1-1 tie. David Martin scored in-close on a pass from Gabe Sturm on the left side. San Francisco out-shot Brown 11-5 in the first half.

The Dons nearly took a 3-1 advantage early in the second half when a shot by Hansen hit the crossbar. Muleady helped seal the victory for the Dons, making two crucial saves in the last minute of the game.

San Francisco out-shot Brown 21-14. In goal for Brown, Chris Gomez posted four saves. Muleady recorded five in net for the Dons.

Brown continues action on Saturday Oct. 12 for an Ivy League match at home versus Columbia starting at 7:30 p.m.

Scoring: SF, Holmes (Hansen) 15:05; B, Crew (M. Romaneiro) 36:??; SF, Martin (Sturm) (Bedenikovic) 42:59M
Shots: B, 14; SF, 21
Saves: B, Gomez-4 ; SF, Muleady-5
Corner Kicks: B, 4; SF 4
Fouls: B, 13; SF, 22
Offsides: B, 1; SF, 6
Cautions: SF, Povey (45:54)