Gannon Men’s Soccer Stays Unbeaten in PSAC-Play; Shuts Out East Stroudsburg, 1-0
10/8/2017 | Men’s Soccer | Box Score
Final Score: Gannon 1, East Stroudsburg 0
Records: Gannon 7-4-1, 6-0-1 PSAC | East Stroudsburg 6-3-1, 4-3 PSAC
Location: Erie, Pa. – McConnell Family Stadium
The Short Story – Gannon Men’s Soccer shutout its fourth opponent this season with a 1-0 victory over the East Stroudsburg Warriors on Sunday afternoon. Eduardo de Bonis Encinoso (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain/Escuelas Pias Tenerife) scored the only goal of the match in the 20th minute off a Joshua Ott (Erie, Pa./Mercyhurst Prep) pass.
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HOW IT HAPPENED
In the 20th minute, Joshua Ott (Erie, Pa./Mercyhurst Prep) booted a ball up field where Eduardo de Bonis Encinoso (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain/Escuelas Pias Tenerife) was crashing toward the net. The long 40-yard pass met de Bonis Encinoso’s head where he redirected it into the net. It was de Bonis Encinoso’s third goal of the season.
Gannon went to halftime up 1-0, outshooting the Warriors, 5-4.
The Warriors had several second half looks that had a chance at finding net if it wasn’t for the great save efforts of Jorge Hernandez (Atvidaberg, Sweden/Bildningscentrum Facetten) and the Gannon defense. Hernandez made five saves in the contest.
East Stroudsburg had one last shot in the final 30 seconds of play as Laredo-Fernandez headed a shot that went just left of the goal.
East Stroudsburg outshot Gannon, 11-10, in the match.
Mathias Krigbaum (Greve, Denmark/Greve Gymnasium) led Gannon with two shots, both on goal.
Hernandez registered the goalie victory, collecting five saves. He extended his record to 7-3-1.
Eight carding offenses were made in the game. Gannon received three yellow cards while East Stroudsburg was issued four yellow cards and a red card.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
Gannon’s last stretch of eight unbeaten matches occurred in the 2012 season. The Golden Knights began the 2012 campaign winning its first nine matches before finishing 13-6.
The Golden Knights moved to 6-0-1 in the conference, the best start though seven matches since joining the conference in 2008.
Jorge Hernandez (Atvidaberg, Sweden/Bildningscentrum Facetten)moves into a tie for fifth at Gannon with 10 career shutouts.
The Golden Knights move back into the top spot in the PSAC standings. Gannon (6-0-1) have collected 19 points through seven matches, while West Chester (6-0-0) bumps down to second at 18 points, playing one less conference match so far.
Gannon moved to 11-5-2 all-time against East Stroudsburg.
Gannon heads on the road for a first-place battle in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) at West Chester on Friday, Oct. 13.
The match is slated for Noon.
The Golden Knights lead the all-time series, 4-3-1.