Men's Soccer
Hoyas Fall in Overtime to American in Menís Soccer D.C. College Cup


Box Score

WASHINGTON, D.C. Ė American Univerisity buried a direct kick five minutes into the first overtime period to lift the Eagles to a 2-1 victory over Georgetown in the final game of the 2004 D.C. College Cup.

Georgetown had taken a 1-0 lead in the first half when Daniel Grasso (Burr Ridge, Ill./Hinsdale Central) scored an unassisted goal at 30:26. Each team had its share of chances over the next 20 minutes, but it was AUís Shawn Kuykendall hitting a superb corner kick which Nigel White headed into the back of the goal that tied the game in the second half (50:22).

AU's goalkeeper Thomas Myers had his best moment nearly 70 minutes into the action when he stopped Grasso on a breakaway. Myers finished with fives saves for the game. GUís Andrew Keszler (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) also played a superb game including some major saves in the second half. He ended the day with four stops.

American outshot the Hoyas 16-9 and held a 14-3 edge in corner kicks. Georgetown is now 2-1-0 and next head to College Park, Maryland for the University of Maryland Tournament. GUís first opponent will be Penn State on Friday, September 10, at 5 p.m. The Hoyas face the Terps on Sunday, September 12, at 2:30 p.m.

The members of the D.C. College Cup All-Tournament team are as follows:

Georgetown: Tim Convey (Philadelphia, Pa./Penn Charter), Jeff Curtin (Oreland, Pa./Germantown Academy) and Dan Gargan (Philadelphia, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy).

American: Sal Caccavale, Charlie Koniver, Thomas Myers and Nigel White.

George Washington: Ben Mortimer and Joseph Siegel.

Howard: Idris Ugriouh and Jason Williams.



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