Nov. 1, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore forward Kyle Miller (Woodbury, N.J.) scored two goals as the Holy Cross men's soccer team defeated Army, 3-1, in Patriot League play at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium on Saturday night. With the win, the Crusaders improve to 9-4-3 (4-1-1) while the Black Knights fall to 2-13 (0-5 Patriot League). The league win also earned Holy Cross a spot in the Patriot League tournament being held November 14-16.
Less than four minutes into the first half, at the 3:58 mark, Miller made a quick shot into the right side of the corner, giving the Crusaders an early 1-0 lead. Less than five minutes later, at the 9:02 mark, freshman midfielder Jordan Michael (Burnaby, British Columbia) crossed the ball from the left side of the box to Miller, who kicked the ball into the right corner, making the score 2-0.
Less than one minute into the second half, at the 45:53 mark, Army's Cole Dietz rushed into the box and made a quick cross from the right side to Peter Campbell, who chipped it into the top left corner, making the score 2-1.
With less than four minutes left in the game, at the 86:43 mark, sophomore midfielder Jon Werth (University Park, Md.) passed the ball inside the 18-yard box to senior midfielder Andreas Andrews (Los Angeles, Calif.) who sent a quick shot into the net, making the final score 3-1.
Junior goalkeeper Thomas Booth (Patchogue, N.Y.) had two saves for the Crusaders to earn the victory. A.J. Glubzinski played the first half in goal for Army, making three saves and giving up two goals, while John Michael Gallogly had three saves and allowed one goal for the Black Knights in the second half.
The Crusaders close out their regular season, traveling to Lafayette for a Patriot League contest on Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 p.m.