Lone Goal by Akut Lifts Lions Over Pioneers

Lone Goal by Akut Lifts Lions Over Pioneers

ERIE, Pa. – Senior Brendan Akut (Pittsburgh, PA/Plum) scored the lone goal against Alfred State Wednesday night, keeping the Lions undefeated in conference play.

Final Score: Behrend 1, Alfred State 0
Records: Behrend (11-3, 6-0 AMCC), Alfred State (4-10, 1-5 AMCC)  

Key Moments

* Akut tallied his first goal of the year in the 6th minute
* The goal came off a nice pass from Tyler Vandemerwe (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) who found Akut streaking toward the goal, pulling the Pioneer goalkeeper out for the tap-in
* Behrend continued to pressure Alfred State in the first half, sending ten shots toward the Pioneer keeper
* The Lions held the Pioneers to just two shots through the first 45
* The Pioneers had an opportunity to tie it late in the second half but sent a shot just over the crossbar
* Behrend held a 16-5 shot advantage
* Cameron Eckberg (Westmoreland City, PA/Norwin) and Logan Brinsky (Canonsburg, PA/Peters Township) led the Lions in shots with three each
* Sam York (Akron, OH/Revere) earned his tenth win on the year along with his seventh clean sheet
* The win extends the Lions win streak to nine straight

Up Next:

* Behrend returns to action on Saturday against Hilbert for Senior Day. Game time is 4:30 p.m.

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