SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s soccer breaks single-season scoring record in win

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SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s soccer breaks single-season scoring record in win

Photo courtesy of Marywood Athletics

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Photo courtesy of Marywood Athletics

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Alex Eiden, Assistant Sports Editor

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After being shutout by Ithaca College on Saturday, the Marywood men’s soccer team got off to a slow start against Berkeley College (N.Y.) before breaking Marywood’s all-time single-season scoring record with nine goals in a single game.

According to marywoodpacers.com, Knights’ forward Osondu Esonwune and midfielder Ali Dawha each scored a goal within the first 12 minutes of the game.

The Pacers then got in a groove scored nine unanswered goals to take the game 9-2.

The Pacers were led by senior forward Marc-Daniel Montinard, a pre-physician assistant major, and Daniel Gallagher, a junior business management major.

Montinard scored two unassisted goals and notched two assists, the first points of Montinard’s collegiate career.

Gallagher also scored two goals and tallied an assist. Prior to Tuesday’s game, the midfielder only had one assist his entire career.

Senior goalkeeper Thomas McGlennon, a digital media major, notched his second career victory with four saves.

Marywood’s defense held Berkeley to only six shots for the game, while the Pacers’ racked up a total of 31.

Men’s soccer goes on the road to Madison, New Jersey to take on Farleigh Dickinson-Florham this Saturday at 1 p.m.

Continue to follow The Wood Word for more coverage of Pacer home games.

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