Men's Soccer Falls to Fairfield, 2-0

Oct. 22, 2002

Providence, RI - The men's soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss at home against Fairfield on Tuesday Oct. 22. The Bears fall to 4-4-4 on the season while Fairfield improves to 5-5-1.

The first half was evenly matched with Fairfield taking eight shots while the Bears got off seven. Brown came close to getting on the board with two hard shots by senior Eduardo Romaneiro (North Brunswick, NJ) that went just high.

Fairfield took a 1-0 lead five minutes into the second half on a set shot taken by Bryan Harkin inside the box. At 68:37, the Stags added an insurance goal on a breakaway scored by Joseph Dos Santos. Senior goalkeeper Peter Mahoney (Wellesley, MA) initially made the stop but the ball deflected past him and into the goal. Mahoney prevented the Stags from taking a three and four goal lead on two diving stops during a one minute span.

Fairfield out-shot the Bears 15-10. Mahoney recorded five saves in his first start of the season for Brown.

Brown continues action on Saturday Oct. 26 at 7:30 at home versus Cornell.

Scoring: F, Harkin (Attwell, Staley) 50:00; F, Dos Santos 68:37
Shots: F, 15; B, 10
Saves: F, Burns-2; B, P. Mahoney-5
Corner Kicks: F, 3; B, 6
Fouls: F, 15; B, 10
Offsides: F, 2; B, 0
Cautions: F, Uria (88:57)