October 22, 2008

Men’s Soccer Plays to 0-0 Draw with Assumption

Boxscore

WORCESTER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team, ranked eighth in the east region, played to a 0-0 draw with Assumption College Wednesday afternoon.

The Warriors outshot the Greyhounds 12-6, led by four shots each from Wayne Sygrove and Eric Gomes, but goaltender Brendan Sullivan answered the task, stopping six shots for the clean sheet.

Merrimack fired five shots in the first overtime to one for Assumption but could not get the decisive goal.

Rob Pedra
stopped one shot for his sixth shutout of the season.

Merrimack (9-3-3, 6-3-2 NE-10) continues its charge to the Northeast-10 Tournament when its hosts the 2007 defending National Champion Franklin Pierce Saturday at 3 p.m. Before the game, the Warriors will honor its senior class of 2009.