Men's Soccer Edges Sacred Heart, 1-0

Sept. 10, 2008

Box Score

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Sophomore Matt Beckley (Congers, N.Y.) scored the game-winning goal as the Holy Cross men's soccer team defeated Sacred Heart, 1-0, Tuesday afternoon. The Crusaders improve to 2-1-1 on the season while the Pioneers fall to 1-2-0 overall.

With less than nine minutes remaining in the game, at the 80:20 mark, senior Alejandro Melean (Miami, Fla.) sent a free kick towards the right side of the Pioneers' box, allowing Beckley to head the ball into the right corner, scoring his second collegiate goal.

Junior Thomas Booth (Patchogue, N.Y.) made three saves for Holy Cross, earning his second shutout of the season while Matt Jones had five stops for Sacred Heart.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, September 13, when they host Northeastern at 7:00 p.m.