CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Host Washington College held a 20-6 advantage in shots en route to a 4-0 men's soccer win over visiting Penn State-Brandywine this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The Shoremen improved to 4-6 with the win, while the Nittany Lions fell to 5-7 with the loss.
The Shoremen registered 11 shots in the first half and dominated possession, but their only goal of the period came off the foot of junior midfielder Sam Wild(Chalfont, PA/Central Bucks West) at 31:14. Wild took the ball back from a defender and scored from just inside the box.
Senior midfielder/defender Tim Marcin (Wilmington, DE/Concord) upped the lead to 2-0 when he finished off a a well-played cross in transition from junior midfielder Chris Nardo (Middlesex, NJ/Middlesex) at 55:54. Nardo scored an opportunistic goal at 69:54 to increase the margin to 3-0, burying a shot from the middle of the box after an errant play by a Penn State-Brandywine defender. The Shoremen's fourth goal was scored by senior forward Matt Sedney (Ridgefield, CT/Ridgefield) off the first collegiate assist from freshman defender Chris Koch(Hadley, MA/Hopkins Academy) at 79:40.
Senior goalkeeper Tyler Cabot (Hightstown, NJ/Peddie School) made three saves in the shutout for the Shoremen. Nick Previti made eight stops for the Nittany Lions in the loss. The Shoremen enjoyed a 4-3 edge in corner kicks in the game.
The Shoremen return to action Saturday with a 7:00 p.m. Centennial Conference home game against McDaniel.