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Soccer Update: Loss for Men, Win for Women

Men face tough competition against University of Maine Fort Kent

The SUNY-ESF men's soccer team had a disappointing loss against the University of Maine Fort Kent Oct. 5.

The Mighty Oaks were down 1-0 early on a loose corner kick but came back to tie ithe score in the 24th minute with a goal from Ryan Graig. The game was tied for most of the first half but UMFK snuck a shot into the net with 40 seconds left in the first half and added two more goals in the second half to seal the 4-1 wn.

Goalkeeper Mike Walcyzk had 14 saves and was helped by excellent defensive play by senior Captain Steven Tyrrell.

UMFK is three-time USCAA National Champion and the current second-place team in the standings. The team is undefeated this season.

The Mighty Oaks women faced the Syracuse University club team Oct. 6 and pulled out a 2-1 win.

Jessica Savo scored both goals, aided by assists from Bridget Cuddihy and Brooke Harris.

Goalkeepers Olivia Gagliardi and Nicole Madden had seven and two saves respectively.