September 1, 2010

CUA falls to No. 20 Salisbury in season opener on the road

SALISBURY, Md. – The Catholic University men’s soccer team fell to No. 20 Salisbury on Wednesday by a score of 5-0 in the 2010 season opener.  CUA was outshot 19-7 for the game and had three corner kicks to the Seagulls’ seven. 

Following a scoreless first 25 minutes the Seagulls scored twice before halftime to open up a 2-0 lead at intermission.  Ben DeLisle found the back of the net first at the 25:11 mark off a feed from Dave Corrigan and Ian Wilson then put the home team in front by two with his score 16 minutes later.

In the second half Dave Corrigan, Mike Napolitano and Phil Bucheimer scored for Salisbury as it won the opener on a hot and sunny afternoon.

In goal for CUA Quinny Daly stopped eight shots in 90 minutes of action, while Brandon Mumby got the start for Salisbury and played 70 minutes before giving way to John Vnenchak.

CUA will return to action this weekend with a pair of games at the Johns Hopkins Tournament.  First up for the Cardinals will be a match versus Penn State-Altoona on Saturday, September 4, which will get underway at 4:00.

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