Sigtryggsson leads George Washington past UMBC Colonials win 1st of season in George Mason event, 4-0

September 13, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Omar Sigtryggsson scored a goal in each half to lead George Washington to a 4-0 victory over UMBC yesterday and its first soccer win of the season in the opening round of the George Mason/UMBRO Classic.

Sigtryggsson scored his first goal in the 32nd minute before Ben Ferry converted a penalty kick with less than a minute left in the half for a 2-0 lead by the Colonials (1-3).

Sigtryggsson converted again in the 64th minute for a three-goal lead for George Washington, who outshot UMBC, 19-14.

Soren Byskov made eight saves for the Retreivers (2-3-1).

Pub Date: 9/13/97

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