Sophomore forward Terrell Whitting scored twice and added an
assist as the Central Connecticut men's soccer team shut out Yale
on the road on Wednesday night 3-0. The win evens Central's record
at 2-2, heading into a Friday night match at Stony Brook. Senior
Cavener added two assists and goalkeeper Anthony
Occhialini made three saves in net to help preserve the
The Blue Devils got on the board in the first half on a goal from sophomore Joel Diamand, off an assist from Whitting. Whitting sent the ball across the box, feeding Diamand, who sent it to the lower right corner of the goal for the 1-0 lead.
The Blue Devils led 1-0 at the half. In the second half, they scored twice, both by Whitting, to claim the 3-0 win. It is the second shutout this season for Central.
Whitting's first goal of the season came off an assist from Cavener. After a turnover at midfield, the senior captain fed the ball behind the defense to Whitting who scored for the 2-0 lead at 51:26.
His second goal of the game came off a corner kick. He shot from 20-yards out and sent the ball to the lower left corner for the final score of the game.
Central outshot Yale 12-9 in the match. Occhialini made three saves in net in 82:51 of action. James Perkins played the final 7:09 to help preseve the shutout.