Beavers Fall in Game One at the LINAO Mountaineer Invitational

Beavers Fall in Game One at the LINAO Mountaineer Invitational

Bennington, Vt. – UMaine Farmington men's soccer team fell to Oswego at the LINAO Mountaineer Invitational by a score of 6-1 on Saturday afternoon at Southern Vermont on Everett Field.

IN THE BOX

  • Oswego outshot the Beavers 15-8 while each team made two saves.
  • The Lakers had six corner kicks to the Beavers three on the day.
  • Christian Wallenmaier was tagged with a yellow card in the second half.

Head coach, Nathan Kronewetter said "With a day full of adversity and challenges, our team couldn't over the challenge. Full credit to Oswego State as they were ready to play with and implemented their game plan with great success. Unfortunately, the only good thing we have to take out of today's game are examples of how to tighten up our defensive lines, play with more energy and how to set pieces' influence success and failure."

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half

The Lakers got on the board first in the opening 10 minutes with a goal from Caileb Asamoah that was a rebound off the Beavers goalie, Matt Wilson. Hassan Musa was credited with the assist. Five minutes later, Hassan Musa scored a goal of his own off a free kick from the top left corner.

Two mintes after Musa scored, Caileb Asamoah scored his third goal of the season from a pass from Hassan Musa to the middle of the box.

Jake Heimlich took a shot at the 13:51 minute mark but Evan Bogucki made a great save to keep the Beavers off the board.

At the 18:10 mark, Tim Ritch scored off a corner kick from Ryan Lindeman to give the Lakers a 4-0 lead.

With 45 seconds left in the half, Jon Randolph found the back of the net off a pass from James Pelletier to cut the lead to three (4-1).

Second Half

Four minutes into the second half, Hassan Musa scored his second goal of the game from the left side of the 18-yard box to make the score 5-1.

20 minutes later, the lakers scored their sixth goal of the game when Calieb Asamoah scored for a corner kick from Connor Lunduski.

"We were not good today and I take all the blame. It had nothing to do with the bus breaking down or the disruption of our schedule." Said coach Kronewetter. "On a positive note, we will fight like heck to leave here tomorrow with a win and salvage the weekend."