October 27, 2006

Men's soccer sees four-game winning streak snapped at WashU, 3-0

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (taken from a WashU press release) – The Washington University men's soccer team extended its winning streak to three games with a 3-0 win over Brandeis University on Friday night at Francis Field. With the win, Washington University improved to 10-3-2, 2-2-1 in the UAA, while Brandeis fell to 9-6-3, 1-4 in the UAA.

Sophomore Ben Ryugo gave the Bears the early 1-0 lead in the 2 th minute as his shot from 40 yards out went over the head of Brandeis rookie goalkeeper Taylor Bracken (No. Andover, Mass.) for his third goal of the season. Just five minutes later, junior Elie Zenner scored his team-leading sixth goal of the year on an assist from sophomore Eric Hill to put the Bears up 2-0.

Freshman John Hengel added a goal for the Bears in the 72nd minute to round out the scoring.

Bracken had six saves in the losing effort as the Judges saw their four-match winning streak snapped.

Washington University returns to action at home on Sun., Oct. 29 at 1:30 p.m. against New York University.