MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME MEN’S SOCCER
Monday, October 10, 2016
Clean Harbors Stadium, Buzzards Bay, Mass.
FINAL: BRANDEIS 1, MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME 0 (DOUBLE OVERTIME)
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. -- Junior Patrick Flahive’s (Chatham, Ill.) goal 2:06 into the second overtime lifted Brandeis to a 1-0 non-league college men’s soccer victory over Massachusetts Maritime Monday evening at Clean Harbors Stadium.
Flahive headed a pass from senior Evan Jastremski (Marshfield, Mass.) during a scramble in front of the net on the golden goal (his fourth of the season) for the visiting Judges (5-3-3), and junior Ben Woodhouse (Suffield, Conn.) took care of the rest in net for Brandeis by making six saves to earn his fifth win and third shutout of the season. The triumph enabled the visitors to take a four-match unbeaten streak into a date with top-ranked Chicago on Friday evening in a University Athletic Association match in Chicago, Ill. that begins at 6:30 p.m.
Junior Mike Pruchnik (Rochester, Mass.) made a career-high 12 saves in the setback for the host Buccaneers (6-5-1), including three point blank stops in the two extra sessions that kept the match scoreless. Pruchnik made nine saves in regulation, including a pair in the closing stages of the second half, to send the contest into the overtime periods, as Brandeis outshot Massachusetts Maritime by a 19-11 margin overall (13-6 on goal) and held an 8-3 edge in corner kicks for the evening.
Massachusetts Maritime hosts MCLA on Friday evening in a battle for first place in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference standings at Clean Harbors Stadium beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Buccaneers sit atop the league at 3-0-1 overall with 10 points, while the Trailblazers are tied with Bridgewater State and Westfield State for second place at 2-1-1 in conference action (7 points) to date.