The GW men’s soccer team went into the weekend looking to end a five-game losing streak, and they did so with a 1-0 shutout against hapless Fordham. But the Explorers of La Salle dropped a 1-0 shutout of their own on the Colonials with a goal in the second overtime Sunday.
The Colonials’ record now sits at 2-6-1 and 1-2 in the Atlantic 10.
La Salle 1, GW 0 (2 OT)
Sunday, Oct. 3
Despite outshooting La Salle 24-12, the Colonials couldn’t find the net all day. La Salle senior captain Bill Blesi won the game in the 111th minute when he nailed a shot into the left side of the net.
The Colonials maintained possession for more than three quarters of the match and outshot the Explorers 12-4 in the first half.
GW 1, Fordham 0
Friday, Oct. 1
Hosting winless Fordham (0-11, 0-2 A-10), the Colonials had an excellent shot at their first A-10 win in two tries. They got the victory on the foot of sophomore Jason Holloway, who leads the team with six goals.
In the 17th minute, sophomore midfielder Michael Goldman picked up a loose ball on GW’s side of the field and dribbled up the field some 50 yards before finding Holloway at the top of Fordham’s box. Holloway struck for the 1-0 lead, giving Goldman his sixth assist of the season, keeping him in the assists lead in the South Atlantic region.
GW outshot Fordham 20-6 for the match and 10-2 in the second half.
This article appeared in the October 4, 1999 issue of the Hatchet.