CCSU Falls to 4-2-1 After Virginia Loss
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team fell to the University of Virginia by a score of 4-0 on Tuesday. The Blue Devils are now 4-2-1 and will be hosting Siena on Saturday September 27 at 1:00 p.m.
The Cavaliers are now 4-3-0 on the season and have won four out of their last five games. Tonight's four goal performance continues UVA's recent offensive success. This past Friday Virginia defeated fellow ACC team, North Carolina State, 5-0.
UVA top scorer, freshman Tony Tchani, scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season within the first 17 minutes of the game. In the sixth minute the midfielder finished from 15 yards out on an assist from freshman Hunter Jumper. In the 17th minute the freshman phenom got on the board again when he put away a Cavalier penalty kick. With 12 minutes remaining in the first half Tchani played a ball to junior Ross LaBauex, who scored a breakaway goal. Immediately following the kickoff of the second half freshman Brian Ownby scored off an assist from senior Matt Poole to make the score 4-0.
The Cavaliers outshot the Blue Devils 20 to four and recorded 10 corner kicks while CCSU failed to attempt one. Central goalkeeper Paul Armstrong made seven saves, while UVA keeper Michael Giallombardo only recorded one save.
CCSU is now 4-2-1 this season and will be hosting Siena on Saturday September 27 at 3:00 p.m. Virginia improves to 4-3-0 on the season and will next be on the road at Virginia Tech on Friday September 26 at 7:00 p.m.