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GU shut out by SUNY Poly to cap New York road trip

Gallaudet's Connor Baer on the men's soccer field in his white GU Bison soccer uniform.

UTICA, N.Y. - The Gallaudet University men's soccer team were shut out by SUNY Poly here Sunday afternoon by a score of 2-0 in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) game.

Gallaudet (1-10, 1-4 NEAC) recorded three shots, two shots on goal, in its fifth straight loss. 

SUNY Poly (5-7, 3-2 NEAC) got on the scoreboard in the 11th minute when Andrew Kessler scored hits first goal of the season with an unassisted shot high over sophomore goalie Noah Means-Simonsen (Louisville, Ky.).

The Wildcats took a 1-0 lead into halftime as they held a 7-1 edge in shots.

In the second half, SUNY Poly added to its lead with a goal off Amadou Ndiaye's head. Gerry Thermil got the assist off a corner kick to Ndiaye for his second goal of the season.

BISON TRACKS

  • SUNY Poly had 14 shots in the game and only its two goals were shots on goal
  • Means-Simonsen ended the game with no saves
  • Wildcat goalie Nathan Laughlin made two saves in the game
  • Each team had five corner kicks
  • Junior defender Kevin Fitzpatrick (Hopatcong, N.J.) led the team with two shots (one on goal)

UP NEXT
Gallaudet will stay on the road next weekend when it travels to Penn St.-Abington (6-6, 4-0 NEAC) on Saturday, Oct. 14, at noon for a conference game.