Albany, NY- The Sage Colleges’ men’s soccer team hosted the Blazers of Elms College on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference match and junior forward River Seybolt (Selden, NY/Longwood) scored two goals including the game-winner to lift Sage to the 4-0 win. Sage improves to 3-3 on the season, while Elms drops to 1-6.
Seybolt put Sage on the scoreboard at 12:37 on a pass from senior Derlis Zayas (White Plains, NY/White Plains). Less than six minutes later, senior midfielder Paul Reynoso (Fulton, NY/G. Ray Bodley) scored on a break-away for his first goal of the season off the feed from Zayas. Seybolt added his second goal of the season at 22:22 and now leads the Gators with his 13 points on seven goals and an assist. He continues his climb on the program’s all-time scoring list as he now has 68 career points, which is third best all-time, while he ranks second with his 30 career goals, including 11 game-winners.
Rookie Jeaneste Pierre (Newburgh, NY/Newburgh Free Academy) wrapped the scoring on the day with his second goal of the season on a pass from senior defender Joe Diano (Hopewell Junction, NY/John Jay) at 40:29.
Zayas now has 34 career points and is the seventh all-time scorer as well for Sage’s men’s soccer team.
Gator junior keeper Michael Chiaravalloti’s (Torrington, CT/Oliver Wolcott) shared in the shutout win with rookie keeper Jonathan Allen (Fort Ann, NY/Fort Ann) as they posted the team’s second shutout of the season. Elms’ freshman keeper Julian Brosi (West Newbury, MA) took the loss, dropping to 0-4 in net after making nine saves in the match.
Next up for the Gators, they will travel to Houghton College for a 2 p.m. empire 8 match on September 23, while Elms College hosts Mitchell College on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Soccer Game Summary (Final)
Elms College vs The Sage Colleges (09/20/17 at Albany, NY)
Elms College (1-6) vs. The Sage Colleges (3-3)
Date: 09/20/17 Attendance: 180
Weather: hot, overcast
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Elms College........ 0 0 - 0
The Sage Colleges... 4 0 - 4
1. 12:37 SAGEM River Seybolt (5) (Derlis Zayas) - shot down middle from left side
2. 18:02 SAGEM Paul Reynoso (1) (Zayas) - breakaway to lower right side of net
3. 22:22 SAGEM River Seybolt (6) (unassisted) - Shot from left side to upper right corner on net
4. 40:29 SAGEM Jeaneste Pierre (2) (Joseph Diano) - cross from the right side to left of the goal out of the reach of keep
Shots: Elms College 5, The Sage Colleges 31
Saves: Elms College 9 (Julian Brosi 9), The Sage Colleges 1 (Mike Chriaravalloti 1)
Source: (Sage College Athletics)