Stonehill Shut Out by Adelphi, 3-0

Adam Branco led the way offensively for the Skyhawks, registering two shots.

Luke Besse makes three saves in net for the Skyhawks

EASTON, Mass. (October 10, 2015) – The Stonehill College men's soccer team was handed a 3-0 setback by Adelphi University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday morning at Skyhawk Field.

Freshman forward James Thristino (Port Jefferson Station, New York/Comsewogue) opened the scoring in the 42nd minute when he corralled a loose ball in the box and shot into a wall of Skyhawk defenders, ricocheting off a defender and into the goal. Thristino scored his second goal of the game in the 72nd minute, forcing a Skyhawk turnover that turned into a one-on-one with senior goalkeeper Luke Besse (Hamilton, Massachusetts/Hamilton-Wenham Regional) and slotting the ball just inside the near post. Thristino completed his hat-trick and closed out the scoring for Adelphi when he caught Besse out of the goal and sent a curling shot into the side netting from 25 yards out.

Junior goalkeeper Sergio Reyes (Kensington, Maryland/Northwood) earned the shutout for Adelphi. Besse turned away three shots including two in the first half.

The Panthers outshout the Skyhawks, 8-3 and held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Stonehill (5-5-1, 2-4-1 NE-10) travels to American International College in NE-10 action on Tuesday, October 13th at 4 p.m. Adelphi (7-2-2, 4-1-1 NE-10) hits the road to take on Franklin Pierce on Tuesday for a 4 p.m. kickoff.

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