Brookhaven, N.Y.-The University of Bridgeport men's soccer team battled the East Coast Conference-leading and number 20 ranked in the nation Dowling College Golden Lions to a 0-0 double overtime road tie on Saturday afternoon. The tie keeps the Purple Knights unbeaten in five matches, as UB is now 9-5-1 overall and 4-1-1 in conference play. Dowling is now 9-1-4 overall and 4-0-2 in East Coast Conference action. The tie also gives the Purple Knights an opportunity to host an ECC semifinal match if they win or tie against St. Thomas Aquinas College in the regular season finale slated for Saturday, October 30th.
Senior goalkeeper Milos Suljagic (Belgrade, Serbia) made four saves to record his second solo shutout of 2010.
Before the key ECC match versus STAC, UB hosts a non-conference tilt agaisnt Wilmington (Del.) University on Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m.