Men's soccer falls to Amherst

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 13, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine ­--- The third-ranked Amherst College men’s soccer team jumped out to a 3-0 lead at halftime and added three more goals in the second half on the way to a 6-1 win against Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Saturday.

Taylor Downs (Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.), John Kneeland (Holden, Mass.) and Nick Lynch (Kingston, Jamaica) tallied in the first 32:42 of the opening half.

Amherst (10-0, 7-0 NESCAC) tallied in the opening minute of the second half on a goal by Duker before Colby (4-5-1, 1-5-1 NESCAC) scored at 66:03 on a goal by Duy Lyford (South China, Maine).

Ian Rothkopf (Harvard, Mass.) and Ryan Conti (Rochester, N.Y.) added goals in the final 12 minutes for the Lord Jeffs.

Amherst 6, Colby 1

Amherst            3#3------6

Colby                0#1------1


1st half

Amherst: Taylor Downs (Jake Duker), 10:12

Amherst: John Kneeland (Nick Lynch), 30:53

Amherst: Nick Lynch (Thebe Tsatsimpe), 32:42

2nd half

Amherst: Jake Duker (Grayson Holland), 45:37

Colby: Duy Lyford (Logan King), 66:03

Amherst: Ian Rothkopf (Chris Devine), 78:50

Amherst: Ryan Conti, 88:44

Shots: Amherst 16, Colby 8. Corner kicks: Amherst 5, Colby 4. Goalies: Jeff Grover (Amherst, 90 minutes, 1 GA, 2 saves); Dan Marden (Colby, 45 minutes, 3 GA, 4 saves) and Doug Sibor (Colby, 45 minutes, 3 GA, 6 saves).

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