Behrend Men’s Soccer Blanks Carlow En Route To 10th Win

Behrend Men’s Soccer Blanks Carlow En Route To 10th Win

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's soccer team notched its 10th victory of the season with a shutout win, 4-0, at Carlow Saturday afternoon.

Score: Penn State Behrend 4, Carlow 0
Records: Penn State Behrend (10-3-3, 6-1-1 AMCC), Carlow (2-12-1, 1-7 AMCC)

Key Moments

* The Lions gained an early advantage with a score in the third minute of Saturday's match
* Junior Blake Cooper (Murrysville, PA/Franklin Regional) received a centering pass from fellow junior Johnathan Swann (Allison Park, PA/North Allegheny) and sent a shot past Carlow's goalkeeper
* In the 12th minute, Cooper once again found the back of the net
* The third-year midfielder gave Behrend a 2-0 lead when he beat a Celtics' defender and registered a shot that deflected off the goalkeepers leg for his second score of the day
* Chris Profaca (Basking Ridge, NJ/Ridge) added to Behrend's lead with 30 seconds left in the first half to give the Lions a 3-0 advantage after 45 minutes of play
* To start the second half, Tyler Vandemerwe (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) scored an insurance goal off an assist from Nate Coleman (Vandergrift, PA/Kiski Area)
* The Lions defense earned their eighth shutout of the season, not allowing the Celtics to take a single shot
* Behrend was on the offensive attack for the majority of the contest, outshooting Carlow, 35-0
* Goalkeeper Kevin Garcia made 15 saves for the Celtics
* This is the second consecutive game that Cooper has scored a pair of goals

Up Next:

* The Lions wrap up regular season play with a match at Hilbert on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.