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Holy Cross Falls To Colgate In Patriot League Championship Game

Holy Cross Athletics   11-12-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC CU
Goals 0 1
Shots 10 7
Shots on Goal 3 2
Corner Kicks 4 2
Fouls 14 9
Saves 1 3
Box Score

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team came up short to Colgate in the Patriot League Championship game by a score of 1-0 on Sunday afternoon. Colgate’s Oliver Harris scored the game-winning goal in the 67th minute of play.

Score: Colgate 1, Holy Cross 0
Location: Baltimore, Md. | Ridley Athletic Complex
Date: Nov. 12, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

Both teams played solid defensively throughout the first half, resulting in just one shot on goal in the first 45 minutes. Sophomore Rory Birse gained a scoring opportunity just outside the box in the 40th minute, but sent it just wide left of the net.

Early on in the second half, neither team was able to generate strong scoring chances. Harris was able to break the scoreless tie for Colgate in the 67th minute of play, scoring with a low shot just inside the box off of a throw in from the Raiders. 

Holy Cross made a strong offensive push following the goal from Colgate, and outshot the Raiders 7-4 in the second half. Junior Mason Brummett gained the ball in close for a scoring opportunity in the 77th minute, but Jacob Harris came up with the save for Colgate. Despite notching a pair of shots on goal, the Crusaders were unable to tie the game in the closing minutes.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Holy Cross outshot the Raiders 10-7.
  • Junior Henry Stutz made one save for the Crusaders, while Harris made three saves for Colgate.
  • Holy Cross had the edge in corner kicks, 4-2.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE 

  • This was the Crusaders’ first appearance in the Patriot League Championship Game since 2013.
  • Stutz, Senior Yuji Callahan and senior Brad Ross were all named to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team.

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