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Huskies win 1-0 win over visiting Seahawks

Huskies win 1-0 win over visiting Seahawks

(Halifax, NS) The Saint Mary's Huskies men's soccer team beat the Memorial University Sea-Hawks 1-0 on September 22 at Huskies Stadium for their second win of the season.

 

Saint Mary's had several good chances in the opening minutes from Sumit Malik

(Dartmouth, NS) and Cian Tousignant-Osiadhail (Timberlea, NS) that were kept out with strong

saves by MUN keeper Braedan Sheppard (St. John's, NL).

 

SMU's Tyler Dorey (Dartmouth, NS) scored in the 25th minute of the game.

Tousignant-Osiadhail sent a corner kick to Dorey at the far post, who cleanly headed it in for his

second goal of the season.

 

Memorial nearly tied it up less than five minutes later with a shot from Ian Gamba (St.

John's, NL) that went off the crossbar. The rebound was kept out by the Huskies, to maintain their lead.

 

Saint Mary's led 1-0 at the end of the half.

 

The Sea-hawks dominated the scoring chances in the second half of the game with a shot from

Owen McAlesse (St. John's, NL) that went just high of the net, and two strong chances from

Ranaldo Morris (Mount Pearl, NL).

 

Huskies forward Romario Mullings (Halifax, NS) was kicked out of the game after

getting his second yellow card of the game with just over 20 minutes to go.

 

The Sea-hawks kept pressing right to the end with several more scoring chances that were

kept out by the strong play of Huskies keeper Christian Oxner (Halifax, NS). Memorial had

another shot go off the crossbar, but with no goal scored the game ended 1-0 in favor of the

Huskies.

 

With the win, SMU improves to 2-1-2, while MUN falls to 1-2-2. The Subway Player of the Game for the Huskies was Oxner.

 

Next up, Saint Mary's travels to Fredericton to play UNB on September 29. Game time is

3:15pm.

 

Sarah Moore, SMU Communications

Photo Mona Ghiz