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Merrimack Dominates New Haven, Rolls to Third Straight Win

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.

The Basics
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

Up Next
The Warriors return home to Martone-Mejail Field for a mid-week NE10 contest against Bentley on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

Mike McMahon is in his 12th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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