Men's soccer and New Haven play to scoreless draw

Men's soccer and New Haven play to scoreless draw

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The Saint Anselm College men's soccer team battled its counterpart from the University of New Haven on Saturday, playing to a 0-0 tie through two overtime periods.

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The Hawks' overall record stands at 0-8-1 (0-6-1 NE10) following the tie while New Haven moves to 2-8-1 overall (2-4-1) on the season.

The Chargers fired 20 of the game's 25 shots but Hawks backstop Jacob Rostkowski (Rockport, Mass.) was up to the task, making six saves across the 110-minute affair for his second career shutout. Neither team could break through, however, as Stefano Lorusso halted all two shots that the Hawks placed on target.

The Hawks were the beneficiary of four first-half corner kicks, but New Haven was rewarded with three corner kicks across the final 65 minutes of play. The best chance for Saint Anselm came in the game's 54th minute as the Hawks rang a shot off the crossbar.

Saint Anselm hosts Merrimack, the reigning Northeast-10 Conference champions, on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m.