Brooklyn Falls to MIT in CSI Fall Classic Finale
Staten Island, NY --- The Brooklyn College Men's Soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision on Sunday afternoon against the Engineers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the second and final day of the College of Staten Island Fall Classic.
With the loss, BC moves to 1-1 on the young season, while MIT improves to 2-0 on the year.
MIT would strike first, as Stephen Roden got the Engineers on the board in the 30th minute on a rebound goal following an initial save from Kamil Ostrowski. Chester Chambers assisted on the goal.
The game would remain 1-0 until the 43rd minute, when Fernando Cunha sent a cross into the box that found Nikolas Albarran, who put MIT up 2-0 heading into the intermission break.
The Engineers would strike again in the 57th minute when Matthew Monheit recorded another rebound goal for MIT, with Bokil Lopez-Pineda assisting on the score, to go ahead 3-0.
MIT would score again just three minutes later in the 60th minute, when Austin Freel found the back of the net off of a free kick.
The Bulldogs would eventually get on the board in the 80th minute, when Peterson Petit-Frere scored on a penalty kick to make it 4-1, the eventual final score.
Ostrowski finished the game with nine saves, while allowing all four goals in 90 minutes of action. For The Engineers, Jake Amereno played the first 61:22 minutes making two saves, while Samuel Cannon finished the final 28:38 minutes, allowing one goal.
MIT controlled the tempo of the game, outshooting BC 26-7, while the Bulldogs held a slim edge in corner kicks, 3-2. The match featured a physical game throughout, with Brooklyn being called for 12 fouls, while MIT was called for 13 fouls.
The Bulldogs return to action on Friday, September 6th, as Brooklyn will host New York University for their 2013 home opener.