Late goals cost Sea-Hawks on road trip
Friday UNB 2 Memorial 0 (boxscore)
The UNB Varsity Reds defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 2-0 in AUS men’s soccer action on Friday night in Fredericton. Marcus Lees opened the scoring in the 14th minute of play to give UNB the early lead after Memorial keeper Michael Bartellas stopped the initial shot. (photo by Bronte James)
UNB’s Diego Padhilha gave the home side insurance as he padded the lead with a marker in the 70th minute of play off a free kick just outside the 18 yard box.
In the second half the game started to get chippy as both teams picked up a pair of yellow cards.
UNB keeper Aaron McMurray had three saves for the shutout while Memorial keeper Michael Bartellas had 7 saves in the loss.
Matthew Hamlyn was the player of the match for the Sea-Hawks.
Saturday Moncton 2 Memorial 1 (boxscore)
Photo courtesy UdeM
A pair of late goals gave the Moncton Aigles Bleus a comeback 2-1 victory in AUS men’s soccer action on Saturday in Moncton.
Moncton’s Amadou Fall’s goal in the 90th minute broke a 1-1 tie after Kouame Ouattara scored in the 83rd minute to even it up.
Memorial jumped out to the lead in the first half as Stefan Slaney scored off of a give and go with his brother Jordi.
Memorial keeper Michael Bartellas was sharp in the loss with 9 saves to keep the Sea-Hawks in the game.
Sunday Memorial 2 Mount Allison 2 (boxscore)
The Sea-Hawks and Mounties played to a 2-2 draw in AUS men’s soccer action at MacAuley field on Sunday in Sackville.
Mount Allison’s Kevin Seely evened the score at 2-2 in the 82nd on a looping shot over Memorial keeper Michael Bartellas.
The Mounties jumped out early as Connor McCumber opened the scoring in the second minute of play. The Sea-Hawks came back late in the half on a Jordi Slaney penalty kick that tied the score 1-1.
In the 72nd minute Memorial’s Stefan Slaney beat the Mount Allison keeper, Leland Spettigue, on a direct free kick. The goal was Slaney’s second in as many days.
The tie gives the Sea-Hawks a 0-4-1 record on the season while Mount Allison are now 1-4-1.
The Sea-Hawks will return home next weekend for a pair of games against the Acadia Axemen (3-3-0) on Saturday and Sunday at King George the Vth Park. Game times are 5:15 p.m. on Saturday and 1:15 p.m. on Sunday.