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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1725 on: September 10, 2019, 08:43:05 am »

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1726 on: September 10, 2019, 09:30:06 pm »
I watched a little bit of the Trinity/Eastern CT game online and I thought it was fairly evenly matched.  I didn't see the first goal as I tuned in after that, but both teams were able to move the ball and get a few chances.  I was impressed with ECSU's second goal, as Max Parent weaved his way through the midfield from left to right and then sent a shot back towards the far post once he had moved to the right side just outside the 18 yard box.  Nice goal to cap the night off for ECSU.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1727 on: September 11, 2019, 10:38:05 am »
Suffolk coaching position abruptly open. With their impending move to the CCC, could be a good growth opportunity.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1728 on: September 11, 2019, 10:59:32 am »
I watched a little bit of the Trinity/Eastern CT game online and I thought it was fairly evenly matched.  I didn't see the first goal as I tuned in after that, but both teams were able to move the ball and get a few chances.  I was impressed with ECSU's second goal, as Max Parent weaved his way through the midfield from left to right and then sent a shot back towards the far post once he had moved to the right side just outside the 18 yard box.  Nice goal to cap the night off for ECSU.

Ned, Sam Hurlburt's scored the first goal on a low drive from about the same spot as Parent's!  Trinity almost scored a goal to take the lead, but it was rejected by an ECSU defenseman, (Jared Caroline I think), as Butout was beaten!  BTW the NSN guy doing the game was excellent and made the match exciting to watch!  Overall, an entertaining match last night in Hartford.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1729 on: September 11, 2019, 03:25:50 pm »
Brandeis has a big NE game against WPI tonight, but looking forward to this weekends matchup against Tufts, itís interesting to note that over the past 4 years, Brandeis is 2-1 on Bello field, including the NCAA Elite 8 win. And both wins came in the year AFTER Tufts won the national championship. Which 2019 is as well. One to watch for sure!

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1730 on: September 11, 2019, 04:24:22 pm »
A handful of very good games this afternoon and tonight but I'm curious to tune in for a bit of Tufts versus Keene State as James McCully, the legendary, record-breaking Nauset HS (Cape Cod) player features for Keene State after transferring from D1 UNH.  James' father, the longstanding coach of Nauset HS, club teams, and a summer league men's team in the Cape Cod Amateur League (where a decent number of college and especially D3 players play in the summer) was a star at Keene back in the day and I believe still holds most of Keene's scoring records.  James the father coached both Savonen brothers (Brandeis and Trinity) for high school and club, and also for club Robbie Lynch (Brandeis), Andrew Sheridan (Rochester), Ben Altneu (UVM and then Wheaton), Adam Cowie-Haskell (Wesleyan and I think NESCAC rookie of the year), Brendan Nemes and Paul Beatty (WPI), Sean Hurlburt (Wheaton), my own kid (Kenyon), Trevor Gleason (current Kenyon frosh who scored versus the other Wheaton), and a slew of other players over the past decade plus.

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1731 on: September 11, 2019, 04:59:09 pm »
Brandeis has a big NE game against WPI tonight, but looking forward to this weekends matchup against Tufts, itís interesting to note that over the past 4 years, Brandeis is 2-1 on Bello field, including the NCAA Elite 8 win. And both wins came in the year AFTER Tufts won the national championship. Which 2019 is as well. One to watch for sure!

Hate to be that guy, but technically the 2015 win was on Kraft Field ó they moved to Bello in 2016. :P It's also worth pointing out that Tufts did win in the regular season before losing the 2OT Elite 8 game. Still, should be a good one ó and will be a good benchmark on which to Judge (heh) Brandeis' potential "top 25" credentials.
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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1732 on: September 11, 2019, 08:19:46 pm »
Keene St vs Tufts 1-1  James McCully just scored the equalizer for Keene second half at 32 min mrk!   Ratzan scores two goals in 30 seconds at 82 minutes!!
3-1 Tufts full time!  Keene was taking it to the Jumbos until Ratzan exploded for the two goals!! 

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1733 on: September 11, 2019, 09:35:53 pm »
Brandeis and WPI draw 1-1. Engineers struck first in the 6th minute and then Brandeis equalized later in the half. Brandeis looked decent through the second half (I missed the first) but WPI definitely had the better of the opportunities, and Irwin made a nice 1-v-1 save in 2OT. WPI dominated shots and SOG so I think in the end Brandeis would have been happier with a draw because the visitors looked much more dangerous on the attack in overtime, although they may feel it's an opportunity missed given home field. If you can't win, don't lose.
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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1734 on: September 11, 2019, 09:58:33 pm »
Springfield hung tough with Wesleyan today, falling 2-0.
Would have thought they would have been maybe more competitive since they drew 1-1 with Williams earlier this year

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Re: New England Soccer Discussion
« Reply #1735 on: September 11, 2019, 11:12:41 pm »
Keene St vs Tufts 1-1  James McCully just scored the equalizer for Keene second half at 32 min mrk!   Ratzan scores two goals in 30 seconds at 82 minutes!!
3-1 Tufts full time!  Keene was taking it to the Jumbos until Ratzan exploded for the two goals!!

Tough loss for the Owls.