Keene men’s soccer beat out Lasell to bring their record for the season to 2-5-2.
The Monday night game was played at the Owl Athletic Complex and ended with a final score of 7-0.
The starters for the KSC men consisted of sophomore Thiago Fantecelli, senior Vance Bates, senior Yusufu Juma, senior Henry Cummings, junior Mbambi Mbungu, first-year John Gouthro, junior Denis Fleming, junior Noah Spaulding, senior Ethan Rose, junior Wyatt Linville, and first-year Regan Racicot in goal.
For Lasell, they started with junior Michael Palumbo, senior Chis Belliveau, senior Kevin Pitt, senior Edson DaSilva, first-year Xavi Lopez, sophomore Owen Sullivan, sophomore Jaydon Perez, first-year Jake Flad, first-year Shane Previti, first-year Brady Mackechnie, and first-year Antonia Centracchio in goal.
KSC scored four goals, all in the first half of the game alone, giving the Owls a huge lead over the Boomer. The first goal was scored about five and a half minutes into the first by Fleming off an assist by Mbungu and Juma. The second goal was scored roughly ten minutes later, this time by KSC’s Spaulding. The third goal of the game was shot by Bates, assisted by Cummings. The fourth and final goal of the half was scored by senior Clinton Mungeta off of a penalty kick goal.
The second half allowed for three more KSC goals. The first would be scored by Mbungu, giving him his second goal of the game and bringing Keene’s lead to 5-0. The second goal of the half was made by Fleming, also giving him his second goal of the game. The last and final goal of the game was made by sophomore Nicholas Dalesio off an assist by first-year Brandon Comire.
Earlier in the week, the men also faced off against UMass-Dartmouth. This away game played at Cressy Field was a 0-0 double overtime tie. Although many shots were taken, neither team was successful in scoring. There was however a yellow card on KSC’s Wyatt Linville about 30 minutes into the first half. The team will be in action again tonight as the face off against Castleton University at 7:00 p.m.