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Pair of corner kick goals leads CIS No. 7 ranked UNB 2-0 over SMU

Pair of corner kick goals leads CIS No. 7 ranked UNB 2-0 over SMU

(Halifax, NS)--An Alex O'Brien goal in the 43rd minute proved the game-winner as the UNB Varsity Reds defeated the SMU Huskies 2-0 in AUS men's soccer action Saturday afternoon.

 

Off a corner kick deflection, the ball found a wide-open O'Brien and the Charlottetown, PEI native made no mistake in burying his first goal of the year for a 1-0 UNB lead.

 

For his efforts O'Brien was named Player of the Match.

 

Max Vitrotti (Fredericton, NB) added an insurance marker in the 64th minute on a set-play off a corner kick.

 

A charging Vitrotti connected on a corner kick from Kalen Park (Calgary, AB) and tapped in his first goal of the year.

 

Kristian D'Amore (Mississauga, ON) improves to 3-0-4 for UNB.

 

SMU goalie Christian Oxner (Halifax, NS) made seven saves and falls to 0-4-2 .

 

Up next for UNB (3-0-4 13 points) is the CBU Capers (5-1-1 16pts) at home while SMU (0-4-2 2pts) travels to the Memorial Sea-Hawks (1-3-2 5pts).

 

Both games are 3:15pm on Saturday October 15th.

 

Source SMU Communications, Dominic Nolasco