Jay Bendlin

Men's Soccer Defeats Vermont 3-1

UAlbany Sports Information   10-05-2019

Score: UAlbany 3, Vermont 1

Location: Virtue Field in Burlington, VT.

Records: UAlbany (4-4-1, 1-1-0 AE), Vermont (5-4-0, 1-1-0 AE)

Short Story: Led by goals from Andreas Assiotis, Bjarki Ragnar and Austin DaSilva, the UAlbany men’s soccer team recorded its first America East win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Vermont Saturday afternoon.

Key Stats

  • UAlbany outshot Vermont 15-11.
  • Assiotis and Ragnar tallied their first goals of the season.
  • DaSilva notched his sixth goal of the season.
  • UAlbany had seven corner kick opportunities to Vermont’s four.
  • Isac Hjerten made six saves.

Coach Gorman: “Today was a fantastic team effort. To go down an early goal is never ideal but the way we fought back and got on top of the game was excellent. Every conference match is a big challenge and we will need to be at this level every week moving forward.”

Recap

Led by goals from Assiotis, Ragnar and DaSilva, the UAlbany men’s soccer team tallied its first conference win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Vermont Saturday afternoon.

The Great Danes have won their last seven meetings with the Catamounts, outscoring them 17-2.

In the first half, the Catamounts got on the board first quickly in the fifth minute on a goal by Rasmus Tobinski.

The Great Danes responded in the 41st minute when Kaio DaSilva lofted a feed into the left side of the box, then Andrew Weiner headed the ball back to the middle and Assiotis buried a shot into the right side of the net.

In the second half, Ragnar finished a cross from Hafliði Sigurðarson with a header to take a 2-1 lead in the 78th minute.

The Catamounts had two corner kick opportunities in the half, but weren’t able to score.

Austin DaSilva put the game out of reach scoring in the final minute of play making it a 3-1 final.

Next

The Great Danes will host Hofstra on Tuesday, October 8 at 7 p.m. To get tickets, CLICK HERE.

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