Purple Knights Nipped 1-0 At UDC In 2016 ECC Men's Soccer Opener

Purple Knights Nipped 1-0 At UDC In 2016 ECC Men's Soccer Opener

Washington, D.C.-The host University of the District of Columbia Firebirds netted the only goal of the match a little over 16 minutes into the second half, as UDC posted a 1-0 East Coast Conference men's soccer victory over the visiting University of Bridgeport Purple Knights on Saturday in our Nation's Capital.  The Firebirds are now 1-5-0 overall and 1-0-0 in ECC play this season, and UB slips to 0-6-0 overall and 0-1-0 in conference action.

On the afternoon, UDC outshot Bridgeport, 17-12.

UB goalkeeper Juan Munoz (So., Bogota, Colombia) made six saves in his first start of the year.

UDC's Ever Alvarez earned his first clean sheet of 2016 by making one save.

Up next, the UB men's soccer team continues a tough five match road trip with an ECC contest at LIU Post next Saturday afternoon.  Kickoff on Long Island is set for 2:30 p.m.