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Merrimack Men’s Soccer Remains Unbeaten in NE10 with Win Over Le Moyne

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack College men’s soccer picked up a 3-0 victory over Le Moyne College, on Saturday afternoon in NE10 play from Martone-Mejail Field. Senior keeper Lucas Rezende(Weymouth, Mass.) picked up his seventh shutout of the year.

The Basics
Score: Merrimack – 3
, Le Moyne – 0
Records: Merrimack (8-1-1, 5-0-1 NE10) | Le Moyne (6-2-1, 3-2-1 NE10)
Location: Martone-Mejail Field | North Andover, Mass.

How It Happened

  • 26′ – Senior Mattia Lanzi (Viterbo, Italy) drilled a shot that went off the cross bar and bounced on the outside of the goal line.
  • 39′ – The Warriors jumped out to a late lead in the first half. Junior Lars Sund (Stavanger, Norway) sent a cross from the left side to the far post, finding the head of freshman Zachery Elliot (Manchester, N.H.). Elliot headed the ball just by the Le Moyne keeper.
  • 53′ – Sund picked up his second helper of the game, feeding freshman Filippo Begliardi Ghidini (Ravenna, Italy) just outside the box. The freshman put a soft touch on the ball that rolled to the corner of the net for a 2-0 Merrimack lead.
  • Just over a minute later, Sund put himself in the goal column, firing a free kick to the upper right hand corner from the sideline. It was placed just outside the reach of the Le Moyne keeper.

Inside The Numbers

  • It was the fifth time this season that the Warriors have scored three goals in a game, four of those were shutouts.
  • Sund now leads the team with 13 points (4g, 5a). It was his second multi-point game of the season.
  • Elliot appeared in his fifth game as a rookie, picking up his first-career goal.
  • Keeper records: Lucas Rezende (W, 8-1-1) // Ben Beaury (L, 6-2-1)
  • Shots (SOG): MER – 17 (10) // LEM – 8 (4)
  • Corners: MER – 4 // LEM – 5

Up Next
Merrimack returns to the field next Saturday, Oct. 7 at Saint Rose from Sullivan Field for a NE10 contest. Game time is set for 4 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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