August 30, 2012

Men's Soccer Versus Quinnipiac Live Blog

Thanks for viewing GoHolyCross.com's live blog of the Holy Cross men's soccer game versus Quinnipiac at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium on Aug. 30. The game is set to start at 7:00 p.m.

This is the first game of the season for the Crusaders, while Quinnipiac is 0-1 with a season-opening 2-1 loss versus No. 14 Boston College.

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Score: Final
Quinnipiac-2
Holy Cross-1

Quinnipiac wins 2-1. QU improves to 1-1. HC falls to 0-1.

1:00 left

16:55: Yellow card on Panzer (QU) Free kick by Sanders (HC) 20 yards out saved

18:00: Corner kick by Sanders (HC) cleared out by QU

22:50: Shot by Baker (QU) saved

29:00: Shot Stefanak (HC) wide

34:00: Sub QU DiGiovine

40:00: Suprise (QU) shot wide

Second half has started

First half stats:

Overall shots: QU 7, HC 4
Shots on goal: HC 3, QU 2
Saves: QU 2, HC 0
Corner kicks: HC 2, QU 0
Fouls: QU 4, HC 3
Offsides: HC 3, QU 1

End of first half

7:01: QU goal off penalty kick by McLarney.

12:00: QU subs Cavallo, Ward

12:20 QU free kick 20 yards out by Daniels over the net

23:00: Free kick by Cintas (HC) tipped over net by QU goalie Angoitia

27:35: HC goal by Cintas. Cross from Uttaro deflected off QU defender then Cintas sent ball to lower left corner of net from six yards out.

28:30: Hinde (QU) shot wide

31:46: QU goal by Daniels to lower right corner of net off through pass from Suprise. His second goal of the season

34:00: Buckley (HC) shot saved

36:30: McLarney (QU) shot wide

40:00: Corner by Sanders (HC) cleared out by QU

44:00: McLarney (QU) shot wide

45:00: Game has started

QU Starters:
#1 Angoitia, G
#2 Strain-Goode, D
#3 Hawkey, D
#7 Suprise, F
#10 Hinde, M
#11 Nicol, M
#13 Quigley, M
#14 Jurac, D
#16 Panzer, D
#17 Daniels, F
#18 McLarney, M

HC Starters:
#4 Gibbons, D
#5 Ceron, D
#6 McCann, M
#7 Sanders, M
#8 Uttaro, M
#10 Cintas, F
#13 Buckley, M
#15 Melody, M
#17 Viscount, F
#18 Kenny, D
#25 Thompson, G

Weather: 75 degrees and sunny.

Quinnipiac's William Daniels scored the Bobcats' goal in their 2-1 loss to Boston College to start the season.

Today is Marco Koolman's first game as the head coach of the Holy Cross men's soccer team. He owns a career record of 201-75-28 as a collegiate head coach, and currently ranks 13th all-time in NCAA Division II history with a .707 career winning percentage. He spent nine seasons as the head coach at Franklin Pierce University from 2000-2008, with the Ravens winning the NCAA Division II national championship in 2007. Koolman was the head coach at Gannon University from 1991-1996. Koolman came to Holy Cross from the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, where he served as the head coach and director of soccer from July of 2011 to March of 2012. He was previously on the staff at Boston College for two years, during the 2009 and 2010 seasons.