October 23, 2007

Men's soccer tops Lasell as head coach Mike Coven earns 400th victory

WALTHAM, Mass.- Brandeis men's soccer improved to 8-7-2 on the season with a victory over Lasell College (9-7) earning coach Mike Coven his 400th career victory.

The two teams played to a 0-0 draw in the first half with the Judges holding possession for most of the half, out-shooting the Lasers 15 to 3. In the second half, Junior forward Alex Mithoefer (Chappaqua, NY) scored what proved to be the game-winning goal at 65:26 beating a defender and slotting the ball past the Lasell keeper. This was Mithoefer's second game-winning goal of the season.

Brandeis put the pressure on after that but could not come up with another goal with Laser keeper Julian Dutton making nine saves in the game. Freshman net-minder Matt Lynch had 3 saves and a shut-out in his first career college start.

Brandeis University will next play at Emory University in Atlanta on October 26. Their next and final home game will be November 3 against New York University at 11am.