NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Merrimack College men’s soccer team picked up the third straight victory and shutout, defeating the University of New Haven, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at Kayo Field during Northeast-10 Conference action.
Merrimack outshot the Chargers, 23-2, and didn’t allow a single shot on goal.
Score: Merrimack – 3, New Haven – 0
Records: Merrimack (5-1, 2-0 NE10) | New Haven (0-5, 0-2 NE10)
Location: Kayo Field | New Haven, Conn.
How It Happened
- Senior Juan Meza (Cali, Colombia) kicked in a loose ball, following an initial save following a Merrimack corner kick in the eighth minute to give the guests a 1-0 lead. He added to the lead in the 15th minute, drilling a shot to the top right corner of the net.
- Junior Lars Sund (Stavanger, Norway) got himself on the scoresheet with a tally of his own in the 22nd minute.
- The Warriors pressured New Haven with eight shots, six of them on net, in the first 22 minutes of the contest.
- 13 more shots came in the second half for Merrimack, seven of which landed on net.
Inside The Numbers
- Merrimack has won 10 straight over the Chargers.
- Sund has a point in the last three games.
- Meza has now tied his career-high in goals in a season with three.
- Keeper records: Senior Lucas Rezende (Weymouth, Mass.) (W, 5-1) // Stefano Lorusso (L, 0-5)
- Shots (SOG): MER – 23 (13) // UNH – 2 (0)
- Corners: MER – 7 // UNH – 3
The Warriors return home to Martone-Mejail Field for a mid-week NE10 contest against Bentley on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.