October 31, 2010
Men's Soccer Falls To Long Island University, 3-2
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Quinnipiac University
men's soccer team was defeated, 3-2, by Long Island University at
LIU Field on Sunday afternoon. Quinnipiac's overall record now
stands at 3-11-1, while its Northeast Conference record is 2-6.
Long Island University improves its overall record to 5-10-1 and
its NEC record to 3-5-1.
Quinnipiac took a 2-0 lead on sophomore forward
Daniels' (Bethany, Conn.) second goal on the year. Sophomore
Cavallo (Londonderry, N.H.) was credited with the assist on the
score, his first helper of the season.
Sophomore forward Philip
Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) gave the Bobcats the early 1-0 lead
in the 14th minute of play on his unassisted, third goal
of the season. Surprise found an opening in the defense and drilled
a shot from the top of the box that beat junior goalkeeper Adam
Junior forward Steve Jakubowski netted his first of two goals in
the contest just before halftime in the 41st minute of
play, to bring the score to 2-1. On the play, he was assisted by
senior forward Juan Lanza.
The Blackbirds tied the game, 2-2, in the 77th minute as
sophomore forward Jakeem Johnson received a pass from freshman
forward Paul Boehme and laced one by Quinnipiac sophomore
Lavallee (Upland, Calif.). The goal for Johnson was his
team-leading seventh on the year, while the assist for Boehme was
Jakubowski's third goal of the season was the game-winning goal, as
his header in the 89th minute of play gave the
Blackbirds the 3-2 lead. On the play, junior defender Nik Conklin
picked up his second assist on the year.
Quinnipiac outshot Long Island 14 to 10 in the contest, but were
unable to tally a goal in the second half against Janssen. Janssen
made three saves on the afternoon while Lavallee made three saves
for the Bobcats.
Quinnipiac returns to action for its final regular-season home
games on Friday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. against Central Connecticut State
University and Sunday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. against Monmouth