Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision At Northeastern

By: JMU Sports Information
By: JMU Sports Information

BROOKLINE, Mass., Oct. 6, 2012 -- Northeastern eked out a 1-0 win over visiting James Madison in Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer Saturday afternoon.

The Huskies remained the only unbeaten team in CAA play as they improved to 2-0-1 in the CAA and 7-1-2 overall and increased their home winning streak to 11 games. JMU, which lost its first league game of the year, has a 4-5-2 overall record and is 2-1-1 in the CAA.

Northeastern's goal came in the 29th minute on a header by Conner Alexander off a throw-in from Nikko Lara.

The Huskies out-shot JMU 12-9, and NU goalie Oliver Blum made three saves to get the shutout. One of those stops came in the 82nd minute, when he tipped a shot by JMU senior Christian McLaughlin over the crossbar.

JMU redshirt junior goalkeeper Colin Newcity finished with two saves.


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