Men's Soccer Rallies to 3-1 Win over USMMA, Advances to
WASHINGTON-- After falling behind in the 14th minute, CUA men's soccer (15-3-1) rallied to score three unanswered goals and earn the 3-1 victory. With the win the Cardinals advance to the Landmark Conference Finals.
Matt Brady led the way for CUA scoring the equalizer and an insurance goal late, as CUA outshot USMMA 10-5 in the second half. Brady finished with two goals and an assist in the match.
Clint Foster scored in the 14th minute for the Mariners, but just after halftime Brady broke through with the equalizer. Mike Brennan earned the assist as Brady collected a rebound and found the mesh in the 49th minute.
In the 73rd minute, the Cardinals struck again, as Bady found Kevin Duffy on a direct kick. Duffy's header traveled passed the keeper and gave the visitors the lead. Brady then added an insurance goal in the 77th minute as he chipped the ball over the keeper from beyond 15 yards.
CUA outshot the hosts 19-13 for the match and 10-5 in the second half, but the hosts only managed four shots on goal. Quinn Daly needed only three saves to earn the victory and help the Cardinals advance to the Landmark Conference finals.
CUA will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 7. The Cardinals will face the winner of the other Landmark semifinal, Drew or Scranton.