Bridgeport

Men's Soccer Now 5-0 In ECC Play After 1-0 Win At Mercy

Dobbs Ferry, NY-Senior Curt Sutherland (Branford, CT) scored his first goal of the 2009 season with just 3:57 remaining in regulation time to keep the University of Bridgeport men's soccer team perfect in East Coast Conference play at 5-0-0 with a 1-0 road win over the Mercy College Mavericks. The victory also keeps the Purple Knights unbeaten in their last seven matches (6-0-1) and raises the team's overall season record to 9-2-3. Mercy falls to 1-4-0 in the ECC and is 3-8-0 overall.

Sutherland scored the game-winner off an assist from classmate Gilbert Bayonne (Amityville, NY).

UB goalkeeper Milos Suljagic (JR, Belgrade, Serbia) played well in net for the Purple Knights making seven saves to record fifth shut out of the season.
 
Next up for the men's soccer team is home match against Dowling College at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening (October 24th).