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Men's soccer drops 1-0 decision to Southern Vermont College

(Posted September 4, 2010)

DOYLESTOWN Pa. -- Juniata College yielded its only goal in the second half in a 1-0 loss to Southern Vermont College in men's soccer action. Juniata played Saturday in the opening game in their first match of the Delaware Valley College Tournament.

The score was deadlocked throughout the entire match until the 74th minute when Southern Vermont player Ben Naaktgeboren scored what proved to be the game-winning goal. He was assisted by Robert Butler.

Juniata outshot Southern Vermont 11-6 and had a 4-3 advantage in corner kicks as well.

Juniata's keeper, Ezra Cassel (Denver, Pa./Cocalico) finished the day with four saves and played all 90 minutes of the match.

Juniata will face Rosemont College tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in their second and final game of the tournament. Next they will travel to Saint Vincent College on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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