Second-half goals lift Terps, 2-0 Win over Seton Hall first of season for men

September 02, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Steve Armas and Jason Cropley scored second-half goals to lead the Maryland men's soccer team past Seton Hall, 2-0, yesterday in a nonconference game at Ludwig Field in College Park.

Armas opened the scoring for the Terps (1-1) at the 63: 27 mark, off a pass from Pierre Venditti.

Less than 20 minutes later, Cropley, a freshman forward, converted off a pass from Leo Cullen.

The Pirates (0-1) were outshot 25-8.

Towson State 2, Villanova 1: Sophomore co-captain Richie Moller scored two unassisted goals in the first half, as the Tigers (2-0) won the Navy Tournament for the third straight year.

Moller, the tournament MVP, scored his first goal of the season 13 minutes into the game, then put the Tigers ahead 2-0 one minute before the half.

Chris Porter had the Wildcats' goal.

Navy 1, Mercer 0: David Cuthbert's direct kick at the 17-minute mark of the first half proved the eventual winner, as Navy (1-0-1) defeated Mercer (0-2).

Midshipmen goalkeeper Greg Stepler made five saves in recording his second straight shutout.

UMBC 7, UMES 1: Dutch newcomers Rutger Karelse and Rick Versteeg scored goals in the first 1: 28 of the game, as UMBC (1-0) beat UMES (0-1).

Versteeg added three assists in the second half, and junior Mike Libber (Curley) scored twice in the final five minutes.

Mount St. Mary's 1, Howard 0: Sophomore goalkeeper Eric McPhee made a diving stop of Omari Leggett's penalty kick to give Mount St. Mary's the championship of the Chase Manhattan Mortgage Mount Soccer Classic.

The Mountaineers, with successful tries from Mark Southern, Rohan Brown, and Jose Cornejo, won the shootout, 3-2, after the teams played to a scoreless draw in regulation.

In the consolation match, Virginia Military beat Iona, 3-1, with three unanswered goals in the second half. Hagerstown natives Phillip Harper and Max Krumpe scored for the Keydets (1-1).


UMBC 3, Mount St. Mary's 1: Amanda Cromwell earned her first coaching victory, as UMBC (1-0) defeated Mount St. Mary's (0-1).

Senior Laura Dvorak scored off a rebound at the 34: 45 mark of the first half and Kathy Zonis and Kristen Einarson scored three minutes apart, both off corner kicks, midway through the second half for the Retrievers.

Randolph Macon 4, College of Notre Dame 1: Four different players scored second-half goals, as Randolph Macon (2-0) defeated host College of Notre Dame (1-1).

Sonya Valentine scored for CND.

Pub Date: 9/01/96

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