Sept. 27, 2008
PORTLAND, ME - Sophomore midfielder Adam Gadbois (Brunswick, ME) scored with 4:06 left in overtime to give the University of Southern Maine men's soccer team a 2-1 victory over visiting University of Massachusetts Boston today in a Little East Conference match that was played at Deering High School in Portland, ME. The Beacons fall to 2-6-0 overall and 0-2-0 in LEC play, while the Huskies improve to 7-2-1 and 2-0-0.
Southern Maine junior midfielder Peter McHugh (Portland, ME) and senior defender Colin Reilly (Evergreen, CO) combined to find Gadbois for the game-winner at 95:54.
McHugh put the Huskies on the board when he took a cross into the box from sophomore midfielder Chris Gassman (Kennebunk, ME) for a shot that found the back of the net from 10 yards out for a 1-0 edge with 16:48 gone in the first half.
UMass Boston knotted the match at 1-1 less than five minutes later when freshman defender Michael Guilfoy (Weymouth, MA) found senior forward Rich Stone (Quincy, MA) for his first collegiate goal on a shot into the right side from 15 yards away at 21:06 of the first half.
Sophomore keeper Domenick Persuitte (West Barnstable, MA) made three saves for the Beacons, while junior David Kreps (Agawam, MA) stopped five shots for Southern Maine.
UMass Boston will be in action again on Wednesday, October 1 when it hosts Becker College at 3:30 p.m., while the Huskies host Colby College on October 1 at 4:30 p.m.