Sept. 5, 2008
Washington, D.C. - The Georgetown University men's soccer team (3-0) shutout Davidson College (1-2), 3-0, Friday afternoon at North Kehoe Field. The solid Hoya defense combined with good decision-making on offense resulted in Georgetown's third shutout of the season.
The first goal came in just the ninth minute when Ibu Otegbeye (Winter Park, Fla./Winter Park) knocked it to Seth C'deBaca (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia Prep) who sailed a textbook cross from the deep right corner into the box. Chandler Diggs (Coppell, Texas/Coppell) managed to get a foot on it and send it into the net making the score 1-0.
"Diggs' goal really came from both Seth and Ibu," said Head Coach Brian Wiese. "Without Seth's perfect cross, he wouldn't have his second goal for the season."
The Wildcat defense tightened up for the rest of the first half, limiting GU'a chances. After 45 minutes, both squads had tallied six shots with two saves to keeper Matthew Brutto's (Warrington, Pa./Central Bucks South) credit.
Early in the second half, however, the Hoyas struck again. In the 50th minute Scott Larabee (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif./Loyola HS of LA) poked the ball to Corey Zeller (Toms River, N.J./Toms River) at the top right corner of the box who did a quick step-over before firing it past keeper Robby Goldsberry giving GU a two-goal lead.
In the final minute of the game, Otegbeye sent it deep as sophomore Jose Colchao (Fairfax, Va./Lake Braddock Secondary School) got past Goldsberry who had come out from the net to score his first career intercollegiate goal and make the final 3-0 in favor of the Hoays.
In the second half, the GU defense tightened up allowing just five shots and only two on goal. "We aren't conceding goals," said Wiese. "Len (Coleman) is a stalwart back there and making it hard for teams to score."
Georgetown finished with 17 shots to Davidson's 11 and Brutto tallied four saves as Goldsberry managed three. This marks the first time the team has started 3-0 since 2005 and the first time in program history they have began the year with three shutouts.
The Hoyas will host Hartford on Sunday at noon at North Kehoe Field.
"Hartford is a good team," said Wiese. "They are foreign but have experience. They have a tough game at Maryland tonight and we hope to see what they do and how they do it. It will be up to us dig deep and see if we can get a win."
Vote Hoya Keegan Rosenberry as an MLS All-Star
Georgetown University men’s soccer alum Keegan Rosenberry (MSB ’15) is one of 160...
Men’s Soccer Adds Two to 2016 Roster
Georgetown University Head Men’s Soccer Coach Brian Wiese announced the addition of two...
Men’s Soccer Announces 2016 Schedule
The Georgetown University men's soccer program released its schedule for 2016 on Wednesday. The...
Georgetown Men's Soccer Pro Roundup
With six players from last year’s Georgetown University men’s soccer team playing in ...
Men’s Soccer Names 2016 Captains
Georgetown University Head Men's Soccer Coach Brian Wiese announced the 2016 team captains on...
Georgetown Men's Soccer Releases Spring Schedule
The Georgetown University men’s soccer team has announced its 2016 spring schedule. The...
Marcinkowski Named to U.S. Men’s National...
Georgetown University freshman goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski (Alamo, Texas/De La Salle) was named to...
Hoyas in England - Part Two
Hoyas in England - Part Two
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Saturday, Aug 13 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Elon TBA Tuesday, Aug 16 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Duke TBA Saturday, Aug 20 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Virginia TBA Friday, Aug 26 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Akron 7:30 PM Sunday, Aug 28 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer vs West Virginia 2:00 PM Friday, Sept 2 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Maryland 7:30 PM Monday, Sept 5 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer Virginia Tech 1:00 PM Saturday, Sept 10 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer UConn 1:00 PM Tuesday, Sept 13 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at William & Mary 7:00 PM Saturday, Sept 17 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer at Providence 7:00 PM Saturday, Sept 24 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Soccer Xavier 1:00 PM
- Online Stores & Tickets