Brooklyn Shut Out by CCNY, 2-0
Bronx, NY --- The Brooklyn College Men's Soccer team fell to City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) rival the City College of New York (CCNY) by a 2-0 score on Monday evening at Randall's Island. With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 1-8-2 overall and 0-5-1 in the CUNYACL; while the Beavers improve to 5-8-1 overall and 3-2 in conference play.
CCNY would strike fist in the 29th minute, as Samuel Nkama found the back of the net with teammates Brian Mbamelu and Jonathan Aguirre assisting on the play. The game would remain 1-0 in favor of the host Beavers as the teams entered the intermission break.
In the second half, Nkama would not waste much time netting his second goal of the night, beating the keeper in the 48th minute to put CCNY up by a comfortable 2-0 margin. Bertrand Oubida and Tenzin Migmar were credited with the assists on the play.
Junior Brandon Sewnath had the best chance to score for the Bulldogs, firing off three shots on goal during the game; however, Beavers goalie Tayfun Kucuk turned away each opportunity to earn the eventual shutout victory. Kucuk played all 90 minutes in net to go along with three saves.
Sophomore keeper Stamatis Boundouris also played all 90 minutes in goal, while recording two saves on the night.
CCNY held the shooting edge for the game, 16-12, while each team had five corner kick opportunities. The Beavers were called for 20 fouls in the game, while the Bulldogs were called for 10 fouls.
Brooklyn returns to the pitch on Saturday, October 15th, as the Bulldogs will hit the road to take on the Bloodhounds of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in CUNYAC action at Metropolitan Oval in Maspeth, NY. The game is slated for a 12:00 pm start time.