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Bryant falls to Merrimack on Sunday

Bryant falls to Merrimack on Sunday

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.

Game Information
Merrimack 2, Bryant 0
Records: Bryant (8-7, 5-4 NEC), MC (11-3-2, 9-0 NEC)

Key Moment

  • Merrimack opened the scoring in the 18th minute as it curved in a corner kick.        

Scoring Summary

  • 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.

Stats/Notes

  • 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.

Up Next

Bryant will face second-seeded LIU on Friday in Loretto, Pa., in the NEC Semifinals.