September 28, 2011

Late outburst lifts men's soccer past Colby-Sawyer, 4-0

NEW LONDON, N.H. (courtesy Colby-Sawyer sports information) The Brandeis men's soccer team earned a 4-0 road win at Colby-Sawyer in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon by scoring four goals in the final 17 minutes of action. Brandeis improves to 6-2, while Colby-Sawyer dips to 2-6-1.

The game was scoreless for the first 73 minutes before Brandeis broke through. Senior Theo Terris (Concord, Mass./Concord-Carlisle) was able to put home his fourth goal of the season on an assist from rookie Tyler Savonen (Orleans, Mass./Nauset Regional). It was Terris's second-straight game with the game-winner. Savonen then connected on a goal five minutes later to give the Judges a two goal advantage.

Brandeis put the game out of reach after they scored twice in a 40 seconds span during the 84th minute. Sophomore Tudor Livadaru (Bronx, N.Y./Riverdale-Kingsbridge Acad.) tallied his first goal of the season, while senior Alexander Farr (Nahant, Mass./St. Johns Acad.) added added an assist on Livadaru's goal and then scored the Judges' fourth goal of the game, his third of the season. With the goal, Farr became one the top 25 scorers in Brandeis history. He now has 21 goals and four assists for 46 points, passing Nate Allen '99, Kevin Healy '85 and David Robbins '99 into 23rd place. Farr ranks tied for 16th on the career goals list with Joel Thompson '95 and Michael Christy '97.

Junior goalkeeper Blake Minchoff (Fiskdale, Mass./Tantasqua Regional) earned his sixth win of the season, all coming via the clean sheet. Colby-Sawyer keeper Will Berry (Berlin, Vt.) made seven saves in taking the loss, but stopped his second penalty kick of the season.

Colby-Sawyer hosts the Univ. of Maine at Farmington on Saturday for a 1:00 pm contest. Brandeis hosts Rochester on Saturday with a 1:00 pm start in their University Athletic Association opener.