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Men's Soccer Falls To Delaware In Home Opener

Holy Cross Athletics   09-03-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC DEL
Goals 0 2
Shots 8 9
Shots on Goal 7 6
Corner Kicks 3 4
Fouls 9 12
Saves 4 7

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team fell to Delaware by a score of 2-0 on Sunday afternoon in its first home game of the season. Both teams started strong in the first half, but the Blue Hens were the first team on the board as Carlos Perales found the back of the net with a long shot off a free kick in the 31st minute. The Crusaders tallied five shots on goal in the first half, but were unable to find a tying goal.

Delaware put together a strong second half, outshooting Holy Cross 5-3. The Blue Hens made it a 2-0 game in the 60th minute as Perales scored on a penalty kick opportunity. Despite generating a pair of scoring chances late in the second half, Holy Cross was unable to find  the back of the net.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Delaware outshot the Crusaders 9-8.
  • Junior Henry Stutz made four saves for the Crusaders.
  • Todd Morton stopped seven shots in net for the Blue Hens.
  • Junior Owen Azrak led Holy Cross with four shots on goal. 

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders return to action this Wednesday, Sept. 6, as they travel to Siena for a 2:30 p.m. game.

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