Loyola men top Canisius, reach MAAC soccer final

November 18, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Freshmen Glenn Leitch (two) and Daniel Ankrah scored goals as top-seeded Loyola defeated Canisius, 3-0, in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's soccer tournament semifinals yesterday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The top-seeded Greyhounds (17-3) advanced to the title game, where they will face Saint Peter's (15-4-1) today at 1 p.m. The Peacocks defeated Fairfield, 2-1, in the other semifinal.

Today's winner will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I tournament.

Leitch opened the scoring in the fourth minute and Ankrah doubled Loyola's lead with a goal in the 16th minute.

Leitch finished the scoring in the 73rd minute.

Loyola goalie Milos Kocic made three saves and earned his 14th shutout of the season.

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