Sep 7, 2013
PHILADELPHIA - The Stony Brook men's soccer team was unable to sustain the momentum gained from its season-opening win, taking a 2-0 loss at Penn Friday night at Penn Park.
The Seawolves dropped to 1-1-0 on the season, missing out on a chance to go 2-0-0 for the first time since the 2004 season. Penn opens its 2013 season 1-0-0.
- With less than 90 seconds remaining in the first half, the Quakers found the back of the net as Alex Reddy smacked a corner kick into the box. The Seawolves defended the ball and attempted a clear, but Louis Schott found the ball and kicked it into the top left corner of the net for the score.
- In the 52nd minute, Penn's Austin Kinn had a free kick, and he sent it from midfield into the box right onto the head of Jason deFaria, who headed it just past Seawolves goalkeeper Jason Orban (Manorville, N.Y.) on the right side for the goal.
The Numbers Game
- Penn outshot Stony Brook 21-13, but the shots on goal were nearly even at 6-5 in favor of the Quakers.
- Penn had the better of the corner shots, taking nine to Stony Brook's three.
- Stony Brook was called for offsides five times in the match.
- Senior Will Casey (Setauket, N.Y.) had two shots on goal for the Seawolves.
News & Notes
- Stony Brook remains winless all-time against Penn, falling to 0-3-0.
- Stony Brook is also now 4-9-2 all-time against members of the Ivy League.
- The Seawolves had been bidding to go 2-0-0 for the first time since 2004.
- Sophomore Troy Manheimer (Boca Raton, Fla.) and senior Glenn Whelan (Forest Hills, N.Y.) made their season debuts.
Stony Brook remains in Philadelphia to face Drexel Sunday at 3 p.m.