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Strong Second Half Lifts Men's Soccer Past Bridgewater State

Strong Second Half Lifts Men's Soccer Past Bridgewater State

BOSTON, Mass. – Paced by three goals from sophomore Erik Treble (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) scored three times, including what stood as the game-winning goal, while freshman Augustin Edwin, Jr. (New Bedford, Mass.) had two goals and an assist as the Wentworth Institute of Technology men's soccer team used three goals in a span of 22 minutes to snap a 2-all tie and defeat Bridgewater State University, 5-2, in non-conference action Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS:

SCORING:  WIT – Augustin Edwin, Jr. (John Dauphin), 36:48; BSU – David Nelson (Justin Borges), 51:07; WIT – Erik Treble (Dauphin), 52:06; BSU – Noah Jacques (Shane Ebanks), 57:11; WIT – Treble (Augustin Edwin, Jr.); WIT – Edwin, Jr. (Kaleb Gebremeskel), 60:15; WIT – Treble (Juan Cedeno), 79:32.
SHOTS (ON GOAL):  WIT 20 (11); BSU 7 (4)
CORNER KICKS:  WIT 6, BSU 3SAVES:  WIT -Robbie West, 6; BSU – Nate Morgado, 6; Michael Da Silva 0.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • While both teams had chances to score in the first half, it was Wentworth who took a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute. Edwin, Jr., who had just entered the game, scored off a junior John Dauphin (Yorba Linda, Calif.) corner kick.
  • Bridgewater State freshman David Nelson (East Bridgewater, Mass.) scored the first goal of the second half to knot the game at 1-all and he took a feed from senior Justin Borges (Milford, Mass.) and shot it inside the left post.
  • Dauphin served a corner kick to Treble to give the Black & Gold a 2-1 lead less than a minute after the Bears had tied it. However, Bridgewater State evened the score at 2-all when freshman Noah Jacques (Greenfield, Mass.) redirected a junior Shane Ebanks (Upton, Mass.) free kick into the back of the net.
  • Treble broke the tie at 57:44 when Edwin, Jr. sent a long ball to him and he put a shot inside the right post. Less than three minutes later, Edwin, Jr., notched his second goal of the game when he collected a pass from sophomore Kaleb Gebremeskel (Georgetown, Texas) in the middle and found the back of the net.
  • Junior Juan Cedeno (North Andover, Mass.) was credited with the helper on Treble's third goal, which came at 79:32 as he sent a cross in from the left side where Treble found the inside of the right post.

SERIES NOTES:

  • Today was the first-ever meeting between the two programs.

NEXT UP:

  • Wentworth (2-2-1) hosts MIT on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

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