Bearcats Fall at Syracuse|
Oct. 22, 2011
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The University of Cincinnati men's soccer team dropped a 4-2 road decision at Syracuse on Saturday evening at the SU Soccer Stadium.
Cincinnati (5-10-1, 1-6-0 BIG EAST) dropped its second straight BIG EAST contest and Syracuse (3-10-1, 1-5-1) won its first conference game in two seasons.
The Orange opened the scoring with an early goal in the second half. In the 47th minute, Louis Clark scored his first of the night to give SU a 1-0 lead.
Freshman Cole DeNormandie (Lincoln, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Regional) scored his seventh of the season in the 56th minute, leveling things at 1-1. DeNormandie leads all BIG EAST freshmen with seven goals.
In the 70th minute, Lars Muller tallied to push the Orange back in front for good. Three minutes later, Grant Chong scored his first career goal to make it 3-1.
Clark finished the scoring for Syracuse in the 77th minute when he chipped a shot over Taylor Hafling (Loisville, Ky./New Mexico) for his second goal of the night.
For the second match in a row, Emmanuel Appiah (Westerville, Ohio/Westerville Central) and Michael Millay (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips) combined for a score. Appiah picked out Millay on a corner kick and the sophomore defender headed home his second goal of the season to make it 4-2 in the 78th minute.
SU outshot the Bearcats, 25-15. Hafling made six saves for UC.
The Bearcats head south to Tampa, Fla., to take on No. 10/8 USF on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m.