Men's soccer falls in league playoff game

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 1, 2009

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --- After holding nationally fifth-ranked Wesleyan University off the scoreboard for 25 minutes, the Colby College men's soccer team allowed three goals the rest of the half as the Cardinals took a 5-0 win in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game Sunday.

The Mules finish the season at 5-8-2 after making the NESCAC playoffs for the first time. Wesleyan will host the NESCAC Final Four next weekend after improving to 11-0-4.

Walter Rodriguez had two goals for Wesleyan, which scored three times in a span of 10 minutes to go up 3-0 in the opening half. Rodriguez added a penalty kick in the second half.

Dan Marden and Doug Sibor combined for seven saves for Colby.

Wesleyan 5, Colby 0

Colby...............  0  0 -  0

Wesleyan University.  3  2 -  5


  1.  25:09 WESM09 Geoff Zartarian (3) (Ian Waldron)

  2.  31:15 WESM09 Walter Rodriguez (1) (Nick Whipple)

  3.  35:05 WESM09 Noah Schlesinger (4) (Jacob Levkowicz)

  4.  71:51 WESM09 Walter Rodriguez (2) Penalty kick

  5.  80:22 WESM09 Will Mithoefer (1) (Alec Basseda)

 Shots: Colby 15, Wesleyan University 20;  Saves: Colby 7 (Dan Marden 4; Doug Sibor 3), Wesleyan University 4  (Nigel Stacey 1; Adam Purdy 1; TEAM 2).



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