NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Bryant University men's soccer team fell to Merrimack College, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon in North Andover.
With the results from Sunday, Bryant will be the No. 3 seed in next week's Northeast Conference Men's Soccer Championships. Saint Francis U will be the No. 1 seed and serve as the host. Long Island will be the No. 2 seed and Fairleigh Dickinson will be the No. 4 seed.
Merrimack 2, Bryant 0
Records: Bryant (8-7, 5-4 NEC), MC (11-3-2, 9-0 NEC)
- Merrimack opened the scoring in the 18th minute as it curved in a corner kick.
- 18th minute – MC 1, Bryant 0 – The Warriors broke the deadlock as Baker Senoga's corner kick went untouched into the back of the net.
- 69th minute – MC 2, Bryant 0 – Tola Showunmi made it a 2-0 game with an unassisted goal.
- Bryant and Merrimack were meeting for the first time at the Division I level.
- The Bulldogs finish the regular-season with eight wins, the second-most in a DI history.
- Will Swart (Little Compton, R.I.) made a career-high eight saves.
Bryant will face second-seeded LIU on Friday in Loretto, Pa., in the NEC Semifinals.