Men's Varsity Soccer
emerged as a key defender during the Bengoals season to date. The State booters knocked off University of Roch– ester 2-1 Daemen 9-0, Robert Wesleyan 3-4 LeMayne 4-0, and SUNY Buffalo 1-0 and while playing to four tie games (a college record for ties in a season) all could have been in the win column. The 2-2 deadlock with Gannon and the 3-3 result against Genesea both came de– spite2-0 and 3-0 lead respectively for the Bengals. The Canisus 0-0 and Houghton I-I games both showed overwhelming shot differentials in 'favor of Coach Har– trick's men; All four "no de~isions" may have a bearing on the Bengal. post-sea– son hopes. A solid 4-1 win over Nazareth and a close in score only 1-0 verdict at Oswego leave the orange and black with four contests remaining and still fresh hopes for a SUNYAC West Division title, a Big four championship and another NCAA bid. They are currently ranked 6th in New York State Division III polls. Goalkeeper Chris Nardecchia a Sopho– more has been credited with six of the seven shutouts as he closes in on the col– lege record of eight in a season. Freshman Chris Roy, another mid fielder is currently holding second place with 13 points (5 goals and 3 assists.) It looks as though Bengal Soccer will have another in a string of winning sea– sons.
ROW 1: Chris Nardecchia, Jim Wagner, Steve Doermer, Mark Kucharski (captain) Craig Thomas (captain), Gianni Bussani, Dan Smith, Peter Kuehne. ROW 2: Chris Roy, Lorne Bullen, Kevin Fomenky, Jamie Kucewicz, Steve Killian, Mike Morresey, Scott Feltremelk, Chris Eddy. ROW 3: Fred Hartrick (coach), Mike Theurekaff, Shawn Welch, Bill Marfurt, Jay Reist, Don Cusak, Mustapha Janneh, Paul Luchowski (assn't).
Ranked sixth in New York State Divi– sion III, the defending SUNYAC West and Big four champs recently won the 200th soccer game in the State 43rd year of fielding a team. That "number" was reached in the 3-0 shutout over Roberts Wesleyan on September 23. A total of 416 games were needed to reach that 200th win for the college but not quite that many will be necessary for another plateau this season. Veteran coach Fred Hartrick, in his 22nd year at State, noW needs only one more win to reach hi. 150th varsity victory for the Bengal•. Prior to this year, the Hartrick-coached teams that had recorded 149 wins in 275 games (105 losses, 21 ties) at State. Sophomore mid fielder Gianni Bussani (eight goal and three assists) leads the attack with 19 points while Freshman Janneh Mustapha of the Giambia has
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