CSI MEN STORM PAST SARAH LAWRENCE, 4-0
Yonkers, NY The College of Staten Island men's soccer team put a marked end to their two-game losing skid tonight, storming past Sarah Lawrence College, 4-0, as part of non-conference play at Tibbett's Field this evening. The Dolphins moved to 3-2 overall while the Gryphons fell to s season-opening 0-5. It was all CSI from start to finish in this one as CSI scored twice in each half, spreading out 29 shots while not allowing the Gryphons to tally a single opportunity at goal. SLC keeper Aaron Ashery made four stops in the early minutes, but a persistent CSI finally got on the board a little over 20 minutes in, when newcomer John Como scored his first career goal off of a Joe Bolella corner kick, giving CSI the 1-0 start. Despite constant pressure and rushes up the field, CSI was thwarted from scoring, and the game seemed destines to go into intermission by the same 1-0 count. But CSI's Bryant Navarro had other plans, and with just 1:06 to go before the half, Navarro was able to redirect a shot that passed Ashery into the open net for a 2-0 lead. CSI rolled that momentum into the second half, and just a little over five minutes into the second stanza CSI struck again. This time Como played the role of helper, as he assisted with a pass into the box that found the waiting foot of Breny Salas who jammed it home to stake CSI to a 3-0 lead. Just a little over nine minutes later CSi struck for the final time. This time, Alex Sosa blasted a free kick into the twine for the 4-0 lead that would ultimately stand the rest of the game. CSI had tempered chances from there and plenty of fresh legs would enter the game for both sides via substitution. SLC backup keeper Matteo Romano made a pair of saves to keep the final score, 4-0. CSI held the final edge in shots, 29-0 (14-0 on goal). They also held a 7-0 advantage in corner kicks. Back on the winning side of the ledger, CSI will look to keep moving in the right direction, as they will take on SUNY-Cobleskill for the first time in history on Saturday, September 15, at the CSI Soccer Complex, scheduled for a 12 Noon start.